Steve davies's Blog – April 2011 Archive (3)

Environment 2.0 - Carbon Tax - Open Government

Of late I have been increasingly perplexed about the so very 1.0 approach taken over the proposed carbon tax. Overwhelmingly what we have is a very more like a monologue with government largely really on traditional media approaches.


There is nigh on no use of social media to engage the community in a debate over something that impacts every person in this country. Go to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities web site and what you see…


Added by steve davies on April 25, 2011 at 10:53am — 3 Comments

Freedom of Information : Improving service delivery

A key part of the amendments to Australia's Freedom of Information Act is the Information Publication Scheme. The scheme also contains categories of information under the umbrella Optional Information.


This got me thinking and so I posed the following questions to some of my colleagues:

What information do we currently not publish on the internet…

Added by steve davies on April 24, 2011 at 10:43am — 2 Comments

Industrial Relations 2.0

Do a search for the term "industrial relations 2.0" and you get 491 search results. Call it 490 as one of them was yours truly on Twitter.


With Australian Public Service agency agreement negotiations underway it is timely to be raising a few questions of an industrial relation nature.


One of the things I have observed on both sides of the IR equation (Unions and employers), is that the parties seem to be locked into some very traditional ways of doing things.…


Added by steve davies on April 23, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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