Walkthrough for 2015 Global Open Data Census Updates

Last week at the Canberra meetup we were joined by Stephen Gates to discuss the Global Open Data Census. After organising a demo of the update process we’ve produced the following video to give everyone an easy to follow walkthrough on how to submit updates for this year. Please note that the deadline for updates […]

Open Knowledge Canberra recap

It felt good to finally kick off an Open Knowledge Canberra meetup. For a long time I’ve been jealously reading the tweets and posts from the long running Melbourne meetups and wanting to be a part of that each week. Unfortunately, being based in Canberra, the science was impossible. And then Brisbane was rebooted to double […]

Open data & open government – a new paradigm?

Note: This is a re-post on behalf of Rosie Williams. The original post can be found at The internet is often hailed for its promise and role played in political change. Now anyone can blog or Tweet. Social media has played a major role in democratic uprisings around the world and ending political careers domestically. […]

Joining the dots in Open Knowledge Australia

At the last Open Knowledge Australia board meeting Markus mentioned a point about providing more information on how people can support each other. What activities are people interested in? What knowledge or skills do people hold? How can we support each other? There are a few easy ways for people to publish a simple profile that […]

Open Knowledge Australia Board Meeting 28 July

Attendees: Dr. Fiona Tweedie (Co-Chair) Dr. Maia Sauren (Chairing) Ana Mihov-Nicotodis (Co-Secretary) Steven De Costa (Co-Secretary & Treasurer) Michael Phillips (Board Member) Markus Buchhorn (Board Member)  Agenda Welcome from the Chair Apologies Finances Update on Finances Updates Actions from last meeting Network and Community Planning Actions Other business Rejected other business Minutes Welcome from the […]

Open Data and Digital Services: Foundations for a New Information Economy

If you are in Canberra on the 13th of May then please come along to hear from leading speakers covering subjects related to open data and digital Government service delivery. Learn about the foundation elements of a new information economy that is already connecting public and private sectors throughout Australia and the world. Tickets are available […]

OKAU Board nominations

As discussed in the recent Board meeting there was an action for me to post on the process for rotating new people in through the OKAU Board. My suggestion was that two people each 3 month period would be obliged to vacate their their position. At this time any other nominations would be received for the […]

Board Meeting – 31 March 2015

BOARD MEETING Tuesday 31 March 2015 11.00AM – 12.00PM Location: Google hangouts Attendees: Nicholas Gruen (Chairman) Dr. Fiona Tweedie (Co-Chair) Dr. Maia Sauren (Co-Chair) Ana Mihov-Nicotodis (Co-Secretary) Steven De Costa (Board Member) Anne Cregan-Wolfe (Board Member) Michael Phillips (Board Member) Apologies: James Kliemt (Board Member) David Flanders (Co-Secretary) AGENDA Welcome from the Chair Apologies Changes […]