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OKFN Iceland presentation

OKFN Iceland presentation



My presentation at the first OKFN Iceland meeting in Rejkjavik on 29 November 2012.

My presentation at the first OKFN Iceland meeting in Rejkjavik on 29 November 2012.



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    • Open government inAustralia Craig Thomler Government 2.0 Advocate & Managing Director, Delib Australia 30 November 2012
    • Australia vs Iceland Australia: •Colonised by English in 1788 •Became a nation in 1901 •74x the size of Iceland •Population: 22 million •Beer consumed: 4.5L/person •Democratic freedom: 3rd •Political freedom: equal 1st •Press freedom: 18th 6/09/11
    • Australia’s internet use Source: Sensis Social Media Report May 2012
    • Social media channels used Source: Sensis Social Media Report May 2012
    • Social media in AustraliaUse internet: 98%Use social media:•62% of Australians•73% of Federalagencies•77% of Federalpoliticians
    • Australian Government socialmedia use 73% of Australian Government agencies use social media for official purposes However only 25% have social media policies
    • Why are they using social media?Answer Response ShareFor stakeholder engagement or collaboration 32 54.24%Operating an information campaign 25 42.37%Responding to customer enquiries/comments/complaints 25 42.37%For engaging with journalists and media outlets 24 40.68%For engagement or collaboration with other government 24 40.68%agenciesMonitoring citizen, stakeholder and/or lobbyist views and 17 28.81%activitiesFor a public consultation process 16 27.12%For a stakeholder or other restricted access consultation 13 22.03%Other type of activity (i.e. recruitment, crowdsourcing, staff) 11 18.64%For policy or services co-design 7 11.86%
    • All levels of Australian government Over 800 online consultations in last four years Over 630 Departmental Twitter accounts Over 180 agency blogs Over 160 Facebook pages Over 80 agency mobile apps Over 40 agency YouTube channels At least 7 data competitions Four open data sites
    • Growth in Twitter use
    • Engage https://www.facebook.com/QueenslandPolice?fref=ts
    • Inform http://www.alert.sa.gov.au/
    • Inform http://www.police.act.gov.au/crime-and-safety/crime-statistics.aspx
    • Collaborate http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper?q=
    • Consult http://saplan.org.au/
    • Open data http://data.gov.au
    • Open data http://data.act.gov.au
    • Empower http://http://theopenbudget.org/
    • Empower http://govmonitor.org
    • Open data generations #1
    • Open data generations #2
    • Questions? Craig Thomler craig@delib.net @CraigThomler http://eGovAU.blogspot.com www.delib.net/australia/