Allowing easy access to public data is gathering pace, with federal and state MPs staging events that promote openness in government — will there be any tangible outcomes or is this another government talkfest?
On Patch Monday this week we examine the obstacles facing people advocating a Government 2.0 model — open access to APIs and digitised data — and what the team thinks of the Prime Minister's new look website.
Will Government 2.0 revolutionise the way the public and the public service communicate, or is it a pipe dream that will be mired in reviews and committees? Let us know your thoughts in talkback.
Below is the local government talk by Diana Mounter at Webjam 8 referred to in today's episode.