“Open Knowledge Australia is like an upside-down umbrella, supporting and empowering the myriad of communities across Australia who believe in open knowledge.” Pia Waugh
- Our Governance model is a “do-ocracy” (a kind of meritocracy). We don’t tell or suggest what things people should do, we do stuff ourselves, in the open, with the hope that like-minded do-gooders will join in.
- We use the buddy system to assure redundancy in our network of volunteers.
- Please contact the team using our Twitter handles below.
There are five volunteer roles in which members should declare themselves to be officially associated as a member of Open Knowledge Australia. Volunteer rolls are listed In order of the most commitment to the least commitment:
Guidelines and suggested activities are described for each of the Board, Ambassador and Advisor roles; though all members should be empowered to push forward Open Knowledge as they see fit. It is mandatory that each member of Open Knowledge Australia abide by our code of conduct and is aware of our model rules.