Steve davies's Blog Posts Tagged 'disclosure' (5)

Public Service Commissioner channels whistleblowing, leaking and dissent

On Tuesday 30th July 2013 the Australian Public Service Commissioner, Steve Sedgwick, addressed the Attorney General’s Department, Security in Government SES Breakfast. The focus of the address? Public interest disclosure versus leaking: whistleblowers or data thieves.


Given the focus of this address and the degree of public…


Added by steve davies on August 7, 2013 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

WikiLeaks a boon for US government: Former Obama campaign adviser

In January of this year I posted a discussion paper entitled The public service in a Wikileaks world. Some of the ideas in that paper took me down the path of suggesting that we need a public service renaissance.


Like many others, at the time I was very much of the view that there was much over reaction to the actions of Wikileaks so it is now interesting to read comments…


Added by steve davies on June 13, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Culture of secrecy

Interesting piece from Marcus Mannheim, Public Service reporter for the Canberra Times. Costly veil of secrecy descends over PS


And you do have to wonder how costly this is.


The first thought that ran through my mind was that statistics should be available to the public showing the number of documents classified…


Added by steve davies on May 29, 2011 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Towards a public service renaissance

In my post on The public service in a Wikileaks world I ended by suggesting that what was needed was not just the usual Australian Public Service notion of reform, but a renaissance. So what I will do over the next week is put together the building blocks of that idea. I intend doing so by adding to…


Added by steve davies on March 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — 16 Comments

Freedom of Information = Freedom of Innovation

This post started life on the blog set up by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to seek comment on information policy. Pay the OAIC blog a visit. They are eager for people to contribute.


In terms of creating a pro-disclosure and pro-innovation culture across the public service I have expressed the view that a secure and anonymous facility for public servants to disclose information concerning the…


Added by steve davies on February 13, 2011 at 7:31pm — No Comments

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