Today the Government released a whitepaper to gather consumer feedback on the issue of having a R18+ category added to the Australian game classifications. http://www.ag.gov.au/gamesclassification The options to provide feedback is to open a word document, fill it out, then email it to a specified address, or to write a letter to a physical mailbox. If they're seriously interested in getting the largest range ...more »
Gov 2.0 Innovators
This would have to be one of the most user-unfriendly sites I have ever witnessed, and I say/write this as a computer-literate woman with more than two decades of experience.
Dr. Lynette Dumble,
Founder and Director of the Global Sisterhood Network,
Conferences provide an opportunity for Government to relay information directly to a targeted audience who have gathered to discuss specific issues of local, national and international importance. Because websites are now commonly used for registration and delivery of the information from the conference, there is an under utilised opportunity for Government policies, positions and information to be delivered prior to, ...more »
Mosman Library run an incredible outreach program and have a fine track record in the online space. They put social networking tools like blogs, flickr and twitter to good use and have developed a standalone site, 'Mosman Memories' which acts as a space for "past and present residents of Mosman to share memories of their street." The site is part of the living history program that is run by the Library, and is in my opinion, ...more »
A top quality education website from the folks at the Learning Federation. Why is Scootle awesome? *Partnerships with institutions all over Australia to deliver unique, locally produced digital assets and resources for teachers and students *Can be accessed by teachers and students outside of the school's intranet/portal *Will support the national curriculum and the 'digital revolution' *Browse by topics, tags, index, ...more »
A personal favourite of mine is the National Library of Australia's newspaper beta. This site "allows access to historic Australian newspapers digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program."
I like the:
*user comments, tags and text corrections
*open source codebase
See it in action here:
About NSW is a pilot project produced in-house at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. The idea is to access, aggregate and expose government cultural datasets to new audiences online. This includes making improvements to existing data sets so that they can be included on a map, in a timeline, or semantically linked to related data. The site is designed with citizens in mind and requires no specialised knowledge to use, other ...more »
Hi Steve Davies here - Current APS public servant, previously S.A and N.T. I am new to the taskforce space, but due to my work over the last 9 years far from new to the concepts and technology. Due to the work I have done over the past 9 years - and my 30 years plus as a public servant - one of the things that concerns me is the gap between Gov 2.0 and what happens within Agencies. If we don't get the internal wheels ...more »
The SLIP Developers Program is a unique government/private partnership that leverages the expertise and responsiveness of the private sector to provide information solutions from the vast amount of government data available through the online Western Australian Shared Land Information Platform (SLIP). As government is the major collector of data throughout Australia, the program provides online access to SLIP for authorised ...more »
Web 2.0 for public consultaion & crowd-sourcing protected area planning, includes collaboration with Central Washington University and the University of South Australia.
Included the Public Participatory Geographic Information System (PPGIS) interactive web-based program alllowing anyone to identify and map the places they value and any impacts, experiences and observations.
NES Notification Edit Service, an innovative and practical solution to complex set of processes, initiated by Bruce Thompson, Director DSE SII. http://nes.land.vic.gov.au http://www.land.vic.gov.au/Land/lcnlc2.nsf/fid/DB14D63633FBED8FCA25763300152F68 "Crowd sourcing" of map error notifications with a maintenance process, NES is a web mapping service (using Microsoft VE+). It provides simple low cost fully ...more »
In October 2009 the Victorian Department of Transport will be making available a free, public, interactive analytical and visualisation service that will give exceptional access to data from the Victorian Integrated Survey of Travel and Activity for 2007 (known as VISTA 07). This facility will enable users to analyse key transport themes at a local government area level. It will prove useful to the Department itself, ...more »