The Human Rights Law Resource Centre and GetUp! issued a constitutional challenge to amendments to the electoral laws last month. Today’s High Court decision has restored the right to vote… more
Last week GetUp! and the Human Rights Law Resource centre announced a proposed constitutional action to protect voting rights. Phil Lynch explains the legal basis of the challenge
Senator Lundy and Pia Waugh – founders of the Public Sphere initiative – outline the three pillars of Open Government and how they relate to Gov 2.0. They also present… more
Minister for Finance Lindsay Tanner outlines his Government 2.0 reform agenda – how to make government smarter, cheaper, and more informed, responsive and engaged.
What is Gov2.0? It means many things to many people…..how would you define it?
The open source software world has a lot to teach us about collaborating to produce ‘public goods’. Miriam Lyons explores the parallels and flags some ideas on how we can overcome the obstacles to upgrading… more
Barry Saunders presents a practical how-to-guide for public servants, politicians or community organisers who want to start using Web2.0 tools.
How many Australians hate voting, let alone think of taking a more active role in the development of Government policy? Miriam Lyons argues that the most effective form of democratic renewal is for governments to… more
CPD’s Executive Director Miriam Lyons reflects on the difference between stronger Freedom of Information laws and an ‘open access’ mindset, and argues that it’s time to open the windows of government and let some more… more