January 28, 2022

Australia: New South Wales State Archives Launches OpenGov Portal

From GovernmentNews.com.au:

The New South Wales government’s custodian of state records has become the first state archives agency in Australia to create a digital online portal containing accessible reports and statistics based on the ‘Open Government’ principle.

Known as “OpenGov NSW”, the new NSW State Records website acts as a searchable online database of government reports published by NSW agencies that fall under the state’s Government Information (Public Access) Act of 2009.

The new website’s rollout is part of a broader government push to create a transparent culture in the public sector by making information more freely available for use by the community and businesses rather than defaulting to the position of locking it up.

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See Also: State Records launches new OpenGov website (via For The Record)

See Also: NSW Government Data Catalogue

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