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  • Talk is important - lots of what people refer to as Gov 2.0 has been people talking
    The next thing is to put the ideas in practise that’s what “do point 0” is.


  • Newly formed charity
    We’re best known for our website OpenAustralia.org
    Rather than trying to explain what we do why don’t I just show you. That’s much easier









  • Started working on it in November 2007. Launched to the public in June 2008. Steadily adding new things since then.








  • We’d like to crowd-source the transcription of these documents. Some work has been done on that in our first Hackfest
  • You can download all this information as a CSV




  • You can also see one of the comments on this speech on the side
























  • MySociety built TheyWorkForYou.com






  • MySociety built TheyWorkForYou.com


  • Trying to agree a standard interchange format for development application data
    Or
    Trying to agree how a centralised electronic development application system should work
  • And find the quickest way to solve the problem
    That’s Do Point Oh.




  • Do point oh!

    1. 1. Do point Oh! How to just get on with it Matthew Landauer OpenAustralia Foundation
    2. 2. Gov 2.0 => Gov Do . 0 Rob Manson http://twitter.com/nambor http://mob-labs.com
    3. 3. OpenAustralia Foundation
    4. 4. 1. Show the sites 2. How we built them
    5. 5. OpenAustralia.org
    6. 6. All the content is findable using search engines like Google
    7. 7. OpenAustralia Foundation is non-partisan
    8. 8. Recently launched another site planningalerts.org.au
    9. 9. with financial help from the Government 2.0 Taskforce
    10. 10. The following new planning applications have been found near .... 324 KING STREET NEWTOWN  NSW  2042 (D/2005/2097/C) Section 96(2) application to extend the existing trial period which permits use of the first floor terrace of the Bank Hotel 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MORE INFORMATION: http://tinyurl.com/yjs3om4 MAP: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=324+King+Street+NEWTOWN++NSW++2042&z=15 WHAT DO YOU THINK?: http://tinyurl.com/yjs3om4 ============================= 209 ENMORE ROAD ENMORE  NSW  2042 (DA201000066) to demolish the exisitng side and rear walls and construct a new roller door MORE INFORMATION: http://tinyurl.com/yc72eu8 MAP: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=209+Enmore+Road+ENMORE++NSW++2042&z=15 WHAT DO YOU THINK?: http://tinyurl.com/yjnlb7o ------------------------------------------------------------ PlanningAlerts.org.au is a free service run by the charity OpenAustralia Foundation.
    11. 11. How?
    12. 12. How? • What's the quickest way? • What's the easiest way?
    13. 13. Open source software
    14. 14. Screen scraping
    15. 15. How? (for PlanningAlerts.org.au)
    16. 16. Open source software
    17. 17. Screen scraping
    18. 18. Imagine for a moment a meeting with all the Australian local councils (~650) in a room together
    19. 19. Just avoid it
    20. 20. The future
    21. 21. www.scraperwiki.com

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