Monday, June 15, 2009

Government 2.0: Policy and Practice: participate next Monday 22 June 2009

"Welcome to the 2nd Public Sphere topic - Government 2.0: policy and practice for Australia. An initiative by Senator Kate Lundy.

Government 2.0 is a rising topic of debate across the world. Trends in technology, media and public opinion have made it both more possible and more necessary for governments to reconsider what and how information is made freely available to the public."

A Public Sphere event will be held on 22 June to gather views on how creating an even more participatory form of government in Australia will improve the effectiveness of public administration, enable communities to better help themselves, promote renewed engagement in the democratic process and enhance our capacity to respond to emerging complex social, geopolitical and environmental challenges.

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