Government 2.0 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Federal Government outs draft five-year ICT strategy

    The Federal Government’s lead ICT procurement and coordination agency has prioritised delivery of better services, open engagement and the improvement of government operations as a means to improving use of ICT in Canberra.

  • AGIMO releases Government 2.0 Primer

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has unveiled a Government 2.0 primer document aimed at getting federal and state agencies up to speed on collaboration and Web 2.0 tools.

  • In pictures: CeBIT Australia's Gov 2.0 Conference 2010

    CeBIT Australia's Gov 2.0 Conference 2010, held in Canberra this week, brought together both local and international luminaries of the governement collaboration and consultation world. Among the familiar Australian e-government faces also lay the likes of the South Australian CIO, UK Government Government 2.0 advocates and a host of those eager to share their experiences and practices on how to change government for the better.

  • Critics attack government declaration of open government

    The Federal Government's use of its fledgling blog to publish its declaration of open government last week has stimulated a vigorous debate about the initiative -- with some commenters offering their congratulations, and others condemnation over what they see as the contrasting mandatory internet filtering initiative.

  • Tanner declares open government

    Outgoing Finance minister, Lindsay Tanner, has followed through on the Government 2.0 Taskforce’s recommendation to make a declaration of open government.

  • AGIMO launches data centre panel

    The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has expanded its experiment with Government 2.0 launching a new blog for its procurement of kit under the Australian Government Data Centre Strategy.