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Issues Paper 1: submissions
Consultation on Issues Paper 1 closed on 1 March 2011. Below is the consultation information page (which includes submissions received) and links to any additional consultation papers.
11 March 2011
The Council supports the adoption of Draft Principles on Open Public Sector Information and considers that the draft principles are a practical and useful means to encourage government agencies to publish and manage public sector information effectively.
22 February 2011
Recognising that no single organisation or country will have all of the capabilities, capacities, insights and solutions to address all of the issues facing contemporary governments around the world, this Project committee agrees with other assertions on the topic that Government, as a primary generator and holder of data, needs to possess structures and frameworks so that external users can collaboratively leverage the data to produce innovative solutions.
13 March 2011
AGO generally supports the Draft Principles for Open Public Sector Information, and note that they appear to be balanced and recognise that open government, while desirable in most circumstances, is not absolute and there are some legitimate circumstances where it would not be appropriate to make information publicly available.
1 February 2011
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) would like to thank the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner for the opportunity to comment on the Issues Paper: Toward an Australian Government Information Policy, and specifically on the 10 Draft Principles on Open Public Sector Information.
AIIA welcomes this opportunity to provide member input to the discussion paper on a proposed Australian Government Information Policy. The paper seeks feedback on a proposal to develop a revised Australian Government Information Policy and articulates the context and reviews that have acted as the drivers for these considerations.
3 March 2011
The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the ten draft principles laid out in “Towards and Australian Government Information Policy” published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
ASIC supports the adoption of a broad principles-based approach for the development of a framework for government information management. The draft principles in their current form reflect good information management practices, many of which ASIC already has in place.
24 February 2011
The Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) is pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the development of an Australian Government Information Policy.