Gov 2.0 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Using the NBN to enable Gov 2.0

    Australia should leverage the National Broadband Network (NBN) to create more interactive and open governance, a Gov 2.0 expert has argued.

  • Civil Servant 2.0: Davied van Berlo talks Gov 2.0

    Gov 2.0 -- the use of social media and social networking to increase transparency and encourage engagement with government organisations -- has been gaining ground in Australia. Recently, the Australian Government Information Management Office released documents indicating the scope of Gov 2.0 adoption in the wake of the Government 2.0 Taskforce report.

  • Federal Government embracing Gov 2.0

    Federal Government agencies have widely embraced social media and Web 2.0 tools in the wake of the Government 2.0 Taskforce report, documents released by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) show.

  • Finalists named in government ICT awards

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has pointed to the best uses of ICT at all levels of Australian government with the announcement of finalists in the 2011 Excellence in eGovernment Awards.

  • NSW govt opens up data for app development

    Software developers will have the chance to create mash up data and innovative applications as the NSW government opens up information on public transport, energy use and the environment for community use.

  • Gov 2.0 author praises Queensland Police

    Government 2.0 taskforce report author, Nicholas Gruen, has praised the Queensland Police department’s use of social networking site Facebook during the recent flood crisis.

  • Gov 2.0 more than a "one-shot" for South Australia

    The United States Air Force and Labor senator, Kate Lundy, have become inspirations for the South Australian Government’s burgeoning Gov 2.0 initiatives, according to government CIO, Andrew Mills.

  • Top ten most influential of 2010: Gov 2.0

    Each Friday until the end of the year, <i>Computerworld Australia</i> is revealing one of the top ten most influential people, technologies and trends that shaped 2010 in Australia. The top ten was collated and determined by our editorial team and advisory panel of IT managers, industry experts, consultants and analysts.