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Make publication of selected data sets part of each agency's formal outputs

One of the barriers to publication/disclosure of useful data sets is that it is a low priority compared other policy or service delivery obligations. The reality is that agency heads prioritise activities towards those things that are critical to delivery of their outputs and that are reported on in annual reports. Publication and disclosure of data requires effort (to ensure that the data is 'clean', accurately described ...more »

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Landgate (WA) - Shared Land Information Platform

One example of openly accessible public sector information that exists within state government is the Shared Land Information Platform (SLIP), a Western Australian cross-government initiative spearheaded by Landgate, the state‚Äôs authority on land information. SLIP brings together spatial datasets from approximately twenty agencies (mostly at state level, but also some from local and federal level), and disseminates them ...more »

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AusTender Contract Notices, Standing Offers and Suppliers

https://www.tenders.gov.au/ has alot of useful information and an export data feed (https://www.tenders.gov.au/?event=public.reports.listCNWeeklyExport) but it isn't easily accessable and the licencing isn't very friendly. Only 500 records can be downloaded per search; this is about a quiet day's worth of data. This kind of information has been very useful in other mashups such as http://www.usaspending.gov/ and http://data.octo.dc.gov/ ...more »

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