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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 »
The Taskforce could provide a wiki like page for community groups and government agencies to register their interests/assets in Public Sector Information. For example, potential datasources that aren't published openly could be identified and against them, potential applications could be defined. Community groups could define what kind of PSI they already use, what kinds of data they would like to use and how they could ...more »
Several submissions have shown concerns that Creative Commons licencing is potentially harmful. While there is work under way to broadly analyse the Intellectual Property barriers to open licencing, a specific statement about the real risks of open licenses to government information (if any) and how to still achieve openness despite them is required.