This dataset would provide measures of shared community facilities. Such things as public open space, playing fields, bicycle paths, footpaths, sporting facilities, cultural facilities, shopping services, public schools, entertainment
All the electorate boundaries and past election data (who stood, votes, winners) for Australia - from presentday back to our first elections.
Currently Tallyroom provides Australia's most useful electorate maps for those without expensive GIS systems (http://www.tallyroom.com.au/maps)
Possible implementations could include:
- Permanent URLs for legislation to populate referring mandate metadata
- RSS feeds for a given legislation
- RDF descriptions of legislation
This could empower a new level of legal-literacy. A law is created (or revised) and a citizen is able to quickly examine how that impacts services or programs the government may provide to them.
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’s 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 »
I manage a short term accommodation program in SA. The eligibility criteria ia basically a degree of genuine need. The question that I get asked a lot is "Are there any other places that offer a similar program?'. There are many respite centres that offer short term breaks to those who qualify under their particular set of criteria but very few centres that offer the same short break for those who may be under 65 or ...more »
APIs or RSS feeds for jobs within Australian Government. Potential syndication with the other 'big three' job sites, not to mention the authoring agencies.
If government wants to hire the best people, they could look at widening the scope of reuse of their core job advertisements.
Currently aihw.gov.au supply aggreganted data on health interventions (using ICHI) and primary diagnoses (ICD) across Australian hospitals, using it's cognos server to slice the data. Hospital Morbidity cubes are an example of this information, from http://aihw.gov.au/hospitals/datacubes/index.cfm and http://aihw.gov.au/hospitals/nhm_database.cfm) If the data were available at the level of individual hospitals or localities ...more »