Tag: Craig Thomler

Guest blog: Can open data really form the basis of a social good startup in Australia?

This is a guest post written by Rosie Williams, a leading Australian Open Data Developer and Citizen Journalist, who created and manages infoAus.net and writes for NoFibs.com.au. It’s republished with her permission. Can open data really form the basis of

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New data report signals a major shift in data thinking in the senior Australian public service

While successive Australian governments have touted ‘evidence-based policy’, a significant ongoing challenge within Australia’s public service has been generating or accessing the right data at the right time – particularly across agencies – for actually testing policy assumptions and following

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Using open data for insights into Australian-registered charities

Rosie Williams of OpenAus recently released her latest open data project, Open Charities, to provide insight into the financials of Australian charities. The service integrates the available open data from 53,000 registered Australian charities in a way never done before, allowing

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The Australian government has put digital government and open data in the centre

With the change in Prime Minister to Malcolm Turnbull there was always likely to be a shift in the prominence of digital and IT within government. The new administrative arrangements released earlier this week demonstrated this clearly, with the Digital

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GovHack 2015 International and National winners

Below is a list of all of the GovHack 2015 International and National winners… The GovHack 2015 International categories had competitors across Australia and New Zealand:¬† The International Best Disaster Mitigation Hack, iHelp by team Tremorz in New Zealand https://hackerspace.govhack.org/content/tremorz

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