www.yourHealth.gov.au, operated by the Health Reform Taskforce in the Department of Health and Ageing, was developed to provide Australians with a way to contribute their stories, views and ideas regarding improving the Australian health system to the Government. The website provides a single web 2.0 platform for online community consultation across three major reports on Health Reform, A Healthier Future For All Australians: ...more »
To support interaction within disciplines across government, and promote the understanding and use of online collaboration tools, the government should develop and appropriately fund a whole-of-government intranet. The Victorian government already does this, supporting public servants across the state to learn from each other and collaboratively develop ideas and solve issues. The expertise within government is immense ...more »
ABS BetaWorks is a collaborative design site the ABS is now using to support the ongoing development of the ABS website. The site contains a selection of the projects the ABS is considering, or has underway, and encourages visitors to participate by providing their thoughts, suggestions and ideas for how the ABS could improve various website features.
I don't know if you're only looking for Federal examples, but one best practice example of Web 2.0 use at a local government level we noticed a few months ago is the Mosman Municipal Council. You can see our full post about it here: http://creativecommons.org.au/node/255 and a case study here: http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Case_Studies/Mosman_Municipal_Council. But in summary, they've published a community engagement ...more »
Craig has been a long-time advocate of of e-government, government online, government blogging and other leading Australian and international government initiatives in the Gov 2.0 space and has been doing a tremendous job of collating and sharing these intiatives and successes through his blog http://egovau.blogspot.com.