Express Exchange Engage
I have been reading the Government Response to to Whistleblower Protection. It makes interesting reading. The Government has agreed to introduce a Public Interest Disclosure (PID) Bill this year.
The Government has agreed to many of the recommendations and they do indeed provide a starting point for the development of the PID…Continue
Added by steve davies on May 23, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
This post is a work-in-progress. What I am starting to do is pull together State of the Service Reports for various jurisdictions. These reports are compiled by central agencies within each State/Territory jurisdiction.
The purpose of doing so is to assist people to compare the various reports and form a view on the degree of openness of each jurisdiction. These reports contain information that provides an indication of the organisational health of the public sector of each…Continue
On Club Troppo is an interesting paper by Nicholas Gruen - The David Solomon Lecture: Government 2.0 a couple of years on . . .
One aspect of the paper I find especially interesting as it has direct bearing on transparency and the performance of individual agencies is the…Continue
Added by steve davies on August 22, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by steve davies on May 29, 2011 at 1:44pm — No Comments
A great initiative from Kate Carruthers and Craig Thomler. It is fascinating how, unlike other government initiatives, Gov 2.0 has effectively become a movement. Both within and outside the public service and, indeed, among some politicians.
While this is obviously a big plus that speaks volumes of the dedication of many visionary and…Continue
Added by steve davies on February 6, 2011 at 7:41pm — No Comments