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Better interaction with public!

Given the adoption rate of social media and web 2.0 concepts in communicating with people en mass, in my humble opinion the government could continuously release non-sensitive data to the public and showcase some of the most useful applications. Furthermore, the public voice needs to be heard on developing themes on what could be done with the data. Applications addressing these themes need to be used as a two way communication ...more »

Submitted by (@hsekhon)

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Local Stories - National Progress | Place-based Planning

INFORM-EMPOWER-ADVANCE Networks of locally governed, independent Not-For-Profits, [such as the Local Learning and Employment Networks in the Education Sector, or PCP's in the health sector in Victoria], supported by Government, are prime vehicles to source, combine and advocate local needs across many sectors and at a scale {multiple LGA's] to improve the focus and quality of targeted Government service provision. ...more »

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About NSW

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 »

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Subsidy Scope Au

Ever wanted to find out where government grants & subsidies go? Want to figure out whether more $$ is being spent subsidising coal-fired power plants or renewable energy? Curious about which companies, industries & areas benefit most from different kinds of government spending? How about we start subsidytracker.net - a site that would collate data currently available (in not-particularly-accessible formats) from: -http://www.economicstimulusplan.gov.au/pages/default.aspx ...more »

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data gov au - central metadata repository for government data sets and their meaning/context

data.gov.au - cathedral/warehouse/bazaar for stuctured, meaningful descriptions of government data sets and information about how to access them. Machine readable metadata is made available in RDF based on standard Dublin Core/AGLS/AGRKMS vocabularies supported by standard SKOS/OWL ontologies. This allows anybody to find, download, use and re-use data sets generated and held by the government by building APIs, conduct ...more »

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