Chapter Five. Develop and implement information policy

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Chapter Five. Develop and implement information policy"

Transcription

1 Chapter Five Develop and implement information policy Overview 40 Open public sector information: government in transition 40 Open public sector information: from principles to practice 41 Other information policy activities 42 Submissions and advice 43

2 Chapter Five Develop and implement information policy Overview The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner s (OAIC) information policy work is based on three key principles: Government information, as declared in the objects clause of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), is a national resource that should be managed for public purposes. Open public sector information (PSI) enhances Australian democracy and stimulates economic and social innovation and community engagement with government. The quality of government policy formulation, decision making and service delivery depends on effective information management. In , the OAIC continued to work with agencies and the community to embed those principles in government practice. A central goal is to build a government culture of proactive publication, open data and community engagement. This requires that all agencies are committed to working in a consistent manner to manage PSI in a way that makes it readily discoverable, accessible and reusable by business and the community, while ensuring compliance with privacy, security and secrecy obligations. Proactive disclosure of government information remains a fundamental element of Australia s commitment to open government; this is reflected in the objects clause of the FOI Act and is given effect, in part, through the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) and agency disclosure logs. The OAIC undertook further work with Australian Government agencies in to promote and facilitate a transition to a culture of open access and proactive publication of PSI. Key aspects of the OAIC s information management activities are set out below. Open public sector information: government in transition In April 2012, the OAIC surveyed Australian Government agencies about their PSI management practices (PSI Survey). The survey sought information on the extent to which agencies had adopted and implemented the OAIC s Principles on Open Public Sector Information (Open PSI Principles), and the challenges faced by agencies in implementing an open access culture. 40

3 Chapter Five Develop and implement information policy There was a strong agency response to the PSI Survey. Of 245 agencies invited to take part, 191 responded a response rate of 78%. The PSI Survey was supplemented by focus groups hosted by the OAIC in June Eighteen agencies of different sizes and functions participated in the focus groups. In August 2012, the OAIC published preliminary findings from the initial analysis of the PSI Survey results and feedback from the focus groups. The interim results centred on the finding that the Australian Government is in the process of transitioning to an open access and proactive disclosure culture. Specifically, the interim report provided an overview of the challenges reported by agencies, identified areas of open government practice in which agencies were experiencing success, and suggested areas in which agencies could benefit from assistance. Open public sector information: from principles to practice In February 2013, the OAIC published its full report on the PSI Survey results and feedback from the focus groups Open public sector information: from principles to practice (PSI Report). The PSI Report: summarises the main findings of the PSI Survey, and identifies the Open PSI Principles that agencies found most challenging, and the priority areas for action to address those challenges presents the survey results for each of the eight Open PSI Principles, and examines the issues encountered by agencies in implementing each principle analyses the contemporary challenges facing Australian Government agencies in implementing an open access agenda that is supported by robust information management and governance. The key finding of the PSI Report is that Australian Government agencies are actively embracing an open access and proactive disclosure culture, but many policy challenges and practical obstacles remain. The challenges include making government information discoverable and useable, moving to a default position of open access to information, and allocating sufficient resources to robust information asset management. The PSI Report identified five priority areas for action to meet those challenges: greater agency awareness of government policies on open PSI further development and refinement of those policies better collaboration among agencies more investment in data sharing infrastructure further examination of the challenges and opportunities for the galleries, libraries, archives and museums sector. 41

4 Office of Australian Information Commissioner Annual Report The report also noted that a transition to a proactive disclosure culture is more successful when built on four elements: agency leadership, officer innovation, community engagement and investment in information infrastructure. Those four elements were identified by agencies themselves as key issues in developing national information policy. Other information policy activities Information Advisory Committee The Information Commissioner chairs the Information Advisory Committee (IAC). The role of the IAC is to assist and advise the Information Commissioner in promoting sound information policy and practice in Australian Government. Further information about the IAC can be found in Chapter 4. Big Data Strategy Working Group The OAIC is a member of the Big Data Strategy Working Group, convened by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO). The Group is tasked with developing the Australian Government Big Data Strategy. The Big Data Strategy will set out the actions that Government can and is taking to harness the opportunities afforded by big data analytic tools, while protecting personal privacy. During , the OAIC worked with other group members to ensure that privacy and broader open government and information policy issues were appropriately considered in the development of the strategy. A consultation draft of the strategy was released for public comment in June Open Government Partnership The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency and open government. The OGP agenda is consistent with Australia s open government agenda as expressed in the report of the Government 2.0 Taskforce, Engage: Getting on With Government 2.0 (December 2009), and the Australian Government s Declaration of Open Government made in July On 10 January 2013, the Information Commissioner wrote to the Attorney-General s Department (AGD) supporting Australia s participation in the OGP. The Information Commissioner s letter outlined the timetable for Australia s possible membership, the tasks to be undertaken (including the preparation of a country action plan), and the work that the OAIC could carry out subject to appropriate resourcing. 42 In May 2013, the Attorney-General announced Australia s commitment to join the OGP. During , the OAIC will engage with relevant Government agencies to help advance the preparation of a national action plan. It is expected that an active consultation will be undertaken with state governments, industry and civil society groups, and the public generally.

5 Chapter Five Develop and implement information policy Chief Scientist s breakthrough actions for innovation A submission to the Prime Minister s Science Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC) was made in response to their inquiry into the breakthrough actions necessary to drive innovation and productivity growth in Australia. The OAIC suggested that the PMSEIC consider open PSI and open publicly funded information as one of the breakthrough actions that should receive the explicit support of the Australian Government to drive innovation and productivity growth in Australia. In February 2013, Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb released five breakthrough actions governments could take to make Australia a more innovative nation. One of the breakthrough actions (Number 2) is to strengthen business access to publicly-funded research expertise, infrastructure and data. Quebec research project In , the OAIC participated in an applied research project conducted by the Treasury Board of Quebec and the National School of Public Administration in Quebec. The research project explores the strategies adopted by governments that have been successful in opening PSI through an open government policy, and how those governments have measured and evaluated its impacts on three areas of open government: transparency, participation and collaboration. The OAIC agreed to participate in the study as it fitted within the OAIC strategic goals of measuring and improving Australia s performance against international information policy best practice. Submissions and advice During , the OAIC continued to integrate information policy considerations into submissions made to parliamentary and other inquiries, and into the advice provided to Australian Government agencies in relation to freedom of information and privacy. The OAIC continued to promote the Open PSI Principles on the OAIC website, at Information Contact Officer Network (ICON) and agency meetings, in reports, advices, consultations and submissions, and via social media. The Open PSI Principles underpin the OAIC s work when examining PSI management practices across Government. The OAIC has encouraged agencies to embed the Principles in their internal policies and procedures on information management. 43

2015 REVIEW QUALITY ASSURANCE STRATEGIC PLAN

2015 REVIEW QUALITY ASSURANCE STRATEGIC PLAN 2015 REVIEW QUALITY ASSURANCE STRATEGIC PLAN May 2014 CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1 OBJECTIVES 1 WHAT WE WANT TO ACHIEVE? 1 WHO HAS RESPONSIBILITY? 2 STRATEGIES 2 QA STRATEGIES FOR THE 2015 REVIEW 2 OBJECTIVE

More information

DEVELOPMENT OF A QUALITY FRAMEWORK FOR THE MEDICARE BENEFITS SCHEDULE DISCUSSION PAPER

DEVELOPMENT OF A QUALITY FRAMEWORK FOR THE MEDICARE BENEFITS SCHEDULE DISCUSSION PAPER DEVELOPMENT OF A QUALITY FRAMEWORK FOR THE MEDICARE BENEFITS SCHEDULE DISCUSSION PAPER This paper has been prepared by the Department of Health and Ageing (the Department) as a basis for further consultation

More information

House of Commons Corporate Governance Framework

House of Commons Corporate Governance Framework House of Commons Corporate Governance Framework What is Corporate Governance? 1. Good corporate governance is fundamental to any effective organisation and is the hallmark of any well-managed corporate

More information

Compliance Review Department of Education, Training and Employment

Compliance Review Department of Education, Training and Employment Compliance Review Department of Education, Training and Employment Review of Department of Education, Training and Employment compliance with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information

More information

INFORMATION GOVERNANCE POLICY

INFORMATION GOVERNANCE POLICY INFORMATION GOVERNANCE POLICY Version: 3.2 Authorisation Committee: Date of Authorisation: May 2014 Ratification Committee Level 1 documents): Date of Ratification Level 1 documents): Signature of ratifying

More information

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS. Ensuring a strong and independent judiciary through a transparent process

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS. Ensuring a strong and independent judiciary through a transparent process JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS Ensuring a strong and independent judiciary through a transparent process New transparency in judicial appointments The impartial and competent administration of justice is fundamental

More information

Big Data Strategy Issues Paper

Big Data Strategy Issues Paper Big Data Strategy Issues Paper MARCH 2013 Contents 1. Introduction 3 1.1 Where are we now? 3 1.2 Why a big data strategy? 4 2. Opportunities for Australian Government agencies 5 2.1 What the future looks

More information

PRINCIPLES FOR ACCESSING AND USING PUBLICLY-FUNDED DATA FOR HEALTH RESEARCH

PRINCIPLES FOR ACCESSING AND USING PUBLICLY-FUNDED DATA FOR HEALTH RESEARCH TARGETED CONSULTATION DRAFT National Health and Medical Research Council PRINCIPLES FOR ACCESSING AND USING PUBLICLY-FUNDED DATA FOR HEALTH RESEARCH Developed by NHMRC s Prevention and Community Health

More information

MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS

MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE REPORT INTO LIBRARIES IN THE ONLINE ENVIRONMENT BY THE SENATE ENVIRONMENT, COMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS REFERENCES COMMITTEE MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS,

More information

Procedures for Assessment and Accreditation of Medical Schools by the Australian Medical Council 2011

Procedures for Assessment and Accreditation of Medical Schools by the Australian Medical Council 2011 Australian Medical Council Limited Procedures for Assessment and Accreditation of Medical Schools by the Australian Medical Council 2011 Medical School Accreditation Committee These procedures were approved

More information

CONFIGURATION COMMITTEE. Terms of Reference

CONFIGURATION COMMITTEE. Terms of Reference SWBTB (8/13) 166 (g) CONFIGURATION COMMITTEE Terms of Reference 1. CONSTITUTION 1.1 The Board hereby resolves to establish a Committee of the Board to be known as the Configuration Committee (The Committee).

More information

Promoting Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms for All : Australia s Engagement with the UN Human Rights Council

Promoting Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms for All : Australia s Engagement with the UN Human Rights Council Promoting Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms for All : Australia s Engagement with the UN Human Rights Council Issue The work, functioning and status of the United Nations Human Rights Council will

More information

STRATEGIC PLAN 2013-16

STRATEGIC PLAN 2013-16 STRATEGIC PLAN 2013-16 CONTACT INFORMATION If you require further information or have any queries in relation to this Strategic Plan, please contact: National Health Funding Body PO Box 3139, Manuka ACT

More information

Australian Taxation Office

Australian Taxation Office BK and Australian Taxation Office [2014] AICmr 23 (28 February 2014) Decision and reasons for decision of Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim Applicant: Respondent: BK Australian Taxation Office Decision

More information

Due Process for the GRI Reporting Framework

Due Process for the GRI Reporting Framework Introduction 1. All documents in the GRI Framework must be developed in accordance with the due process principles approved by the GRI Board of Directors and outlined in this document. The Technical Advisory

More information

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS. Ensuring a strong, independent and diverse judiciary through a transparent process

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS. Ensuring a strong, independent and diverse judiciary through a transparent process JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS Ensuring a strong, independent and diverse judiciary through a transparent process Transparency in judicial appointments The impartial and competent administration of justice is fundamental

More information

Information Governance Strategy :

Information Governance Strategy : Item 11 Strategy Strategy : Date Issued: Date To Be Reviewed: VOY xx Annually 1 Policy Title: Strategy Supersedes: All previous Strategies 18/12/13: Initial draft Description of Amendments 19/12/13: Update

More information

NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group. Remuneration Committee. Terms of Reference

NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group. Remuneration Committee. Terms of Reference NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference Version: 1.0 Committee Approved by: Governing Body NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG Date Approved 1 st May 2013

More information

Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy

Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy Maximising the Value of Cloud VERSION 2.0 MAY 2013 AGIMO is part of the Department of Finance and Deregulation Contents Foreword 3 Introduction 4 Australian

More information

Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy

Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy Australian Government Cloud Computing Policy Maximising the Value of Cloud VERSION 2.1 JULY 2013 AGIMO is part of the Department of Finance and Deregulation Contents Foreword 3 Introduction 4 Policy 5

More information

RE: Default Superannuation Funds in Modern Awards, Productivity Commission Draft Report

RE: Default Superannuation Funds in Modern Awards, Productivity Commission Draft Report Default Superannuation Funds in Modern Awards Productivity Commission LB2 Collins Street East Melbourne Vic 8003 Email: default.super@pc.gov.au 03 August 2012 Dear Sir or Madam, RE: Default Superannuation

More information

National Cloud Computing Strategy. May 2013

National Cloud Computing Strategy. May 2013 National Cloud Computing Strategy May 2013 On 29 May 2013 The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Stephen Conroy, released the Government s National Strategy Cloud Computing

More information

AGIMO and whole-of-government ICT Policy

AGIMO and whole-of-government ICT Policy AGIMO and whole-of-government ICT Policy Overview DAMA Canberra July 2013 Meeting Brian Catto Andrew McGalliard James Woods ICT Policy Team AGIMO 1 Agenda Who are AGIMO? What is AGIMOs role? APS ICT Strategy

More information

DISCUSSION PAPER: GREY AREAS - AGE BARRIERS TO WORK IN COMMONWEALTH LAWS

DISCUSSION PAPER: GREY AREAS - AGE BARRIERS TO WORK IN COMMONWEALTH LAWS Professor Rosalind Croucher President Australian Law Reform Commission GPO Box 3708 SYDNEY NSW 2000 30 November 2012 Via email: age_barriers_to_work@alrc.gov.au Dear Professor Croucher DISCUSSION PAPER:

More information

Draft Charter CWG Internet Governance

Draft Charter CWG Internet Governance Draft Charter CWG Internet Governance May 2014 Version 05 1 Introduction Each of the participating Supporting Organizations (SOs) and Advisory Committees (ACs) has adopted this Charter according to its

More information

Information Governance Strategy. Version No 2.0

Information Governance Strategy. Version No 2.0 Plymouth Community Healthcare CIC Information Governance Strategy Version No 2.0 Notice to staff using a paper copy of this guidance. The policies and procedures page of PCH Intranet holds the most recent

More information

Process for advising on the feasibility of implementing a patient access scheme

Process for advising on the feasibility of implementing a patient access scheme Process for advising on the feasibility of implementing a patient access scheme INTERIM September 2009 Patient Access Schemes Liaison Unit at NICE P001_PASLU_Process_Guide_V1.3 Page 1 of 21 Contents (to

More information

ACT Justice and Community Safety portfolio: Open and transparent management of personal information

ACT Justice and Community Safety portfolio: Open and transparent management of personal information ACT Justice and Community Safety portfolio: Open and transparent management of personal information Privacy assessment report Territory Privacy Principles 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5 Assessment undertaken: November

More information

Entrepreneurs Programme - Business Growth Grants

Entrepreneurs Programme - Business Growth Grants Entrepreneurs Programme - Business Growth Grants Version: 15 July 2015 Contents 1 Purpose of this guide... 4 2 Programme overview... 4 2.1 Business Management overview... 4 3 Business Growth Grant... 5

More information

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION AND ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION AND ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION AND ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS

More information

Council of Australian Governments Business Advisory Forum Canberra, 6 December 2012 Communiqué

Council of Australian Governments Business Advisory Forum Canberra, 6 December 2012 Communiqué Council of Australian Governments Business Advisory Forum Canberra, 6 December 2012 Communiqué The second meeting of the Business Advisory Forum to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), convened

More information

Office of the Auditor General Western Australia. Audit Practice Statement

Office of the Auditor General Western Australia. Audit Practice Statement Office of the Auditor General Western Australia Audit Practice Statement Office of the Auditor General Western Australia 7th Floor Albert Facey House 469 Wellington Street Perth Mailing Address Perth BC

More information

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT. NHMRC advice on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT. NHMRC advice on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions NHMRC advice on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions March 2015 Publication Details Publication title: Administrative Report: NHMRC Advice on the effectiveness of homeopathy for

More information

Queensland Training Assets Management Authority Bill 2014 Explanatory Notes

Queensland Training Assets Management Authority Bill 2014 Explanatory Notes Queensland Training Assets Management Authority Bill 2014 Explanatory Notes Short Title The short title of the Bill is the Queensland Training Assets Management Authority Bill 2014. Policy objectives and

More information

Adequate Records Management

Adequate Records Management GPO Box 2343 ADELAIDE SA 5001 Tel (08) 8204 8769 Fax (08) 8204 8777 DX:467 srsarecordsmanagement@saugov.sa.gov.au www.archives.sa.gov.au Adequate Records Management December 2013 Version 3.0 Table of Contents

More information

ANALYSIS FOR OUTCOMES BETTER USE OF DATA TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES

ANALYSIS FOR OUTCOMES BETTER USE OF DATA TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES Chair Cabinet Committee on State Sector Reform and Expenditure Control ANALYSIS FOR OUTCOMES BETTER USE OF DATA TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES Purpose 1. This paper reports back on business case work to develop a

More information

2015 / 2016 STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS AND OPERATIONAL PLAN

2015 / 2016 STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS AND OPERATIONAL PLAN 2015 / 2016 STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS AND OPERATIONAL PLAN Contents THE APPA NARRATIVE FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION...3 THE AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION CONTEXT...4 CORE PURPOSE...5 APPA S CORE BUSINESS IS TO BE:...6

More information

Digital Continuity Plan

Digital Continuity Plan Digital Continuity Plan Ensuring that your business information remains accessible and usable for as long as it is needed Accessible and usable information Digital continuity Digital continuity is an approach

More information

Information Governance Policy and Management Framework

Information Governance Policy and Management Framework Information Governance Policy and Management Framework Policy Number: IG01 Version: 3.0 Ratified by: Governing Body Date ratified: February 2016 Name of originator/author: Louise Chatwyn Information Governance

More information

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK GENERAL NAT 11852-08.2004 OVERVIEW

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK GENERAL NAT 11852-08.2004 OVERVIEW GENERAL OVERVIEW NAT 11852-08.2004 SEGMENT FORMAT PRODUCT ID INFORMATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK In the context of the Information Management Strategic Framework, information is defined as: information

More information

Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts. Queensland Government ICT strategy 2013 17. Great state.

Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts. Queensland Government ICT strategy 2013 17. Great state. Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Queensland Government ICT strategy 2013 17 Great state. Great opportunity Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation

More information

Enhancing transparency in public service contracts

Enhancing transparency in public service contracts Enhancing transparency in public service contracts Recommendations for a new default Institute for Government Foreword Contracted services are central to public service delivery in the UK. Private and

More information

SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE COMMUNITY

SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE COMMUNITY SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS LEGISLATION COMMITTEE INQUIRY INTO THE MEDICAL RESEARCH FUTURE FUND BILL (2015) AND THE MEDICAL RESEARCH FUTURE FUND (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2015 FROM

More information

TERMS OF REFERENCE - MAJOR EVENTS PANEL

TERMS OF REFERENCE - MAJOR EVENTS PANEL TERMS OF REFERENCE - MAJOR EVENTS PANEL OVERVIEW The Major Events Panel is a specialist advisory body to the UK Sport Board and its Major Events Team. Its main purpose is to represent the interests of

More information

Microsoft Pty Ltd. Australian Financial System Inquiry: Response to request for further submissions

Microsoft Pty Ltd. Australian Financial System Inquiry: Response to request for further submissions Microsoft Pty Ltd Australian Financial System Inquiry: Response to request for further submissions August 2014 1 Response in relation to Chapter 9 of the Interim Report Microsoft is pleased to respond

More information

Chair Cabinet Committee on State Sector Reform and Expenditure Control

Chair Cabinet Committee on State Sector Reform and Expenditure Control Office of the Minister of State Services Chair Cabinet Committee on State Sector Reform and Expenditure Control REPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER ON THE REVIEW OF PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE INFORMATION

More information

Submission to Standing Senate Committee on the Environment, Communications and the Arts on the adequacy of protections for the privacy of Australians

Submission to Standing Senate Committee on the Environment, Communications and the Arts on the adequacy of protections for the privacy of Australians Submission to Standing Senate Committee on the Environment, Communications and the Arts on the adequacy of protections for the privacy of Australians online August 2010 1 1. Introduction The Australian

More information

Part B1: Business case developing the business case

Part B1: Business case developing the business case Overview Part A: Strategic assessment Part B1: Business case developing the business case Part B2: Business case procurement options Part B3: Business case funding and financing options Part C: Project

More information

Australian Private Hospitals Association. Department of the Treasury [2014] AICmr 4 (16 January 2014)

Australian Private Hospitals Association. Department of the Treasury [2014] AICmr 4 (16 January 2014) Australian Private Hospitals Association and Department of the Treasury [2014] AICmr 4 (16 January 2014) Decision and reasons for decision of Freedom of Information Commissioner, Dr James Popple Applicant:

More information

DRAFT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, RETAIL AND TOURISM ACTION PLANS PUBLIC EXHIBITION

DRAFT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, RETAIL AND TOURISM ACTION PLANS PUBLIC EXHIBITION ITEM 2. FILE NO: DRAFT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, RETAIL AND TOURISM ACTION PLANS PUBLIC EXHIBITION S038970 SUMMARY Sydney is Australia s largest and only global city. It is the leading knowledge-based

More information

Organisational and Leadership Development at UWS

Organisational and Leadership Development at UWS Organisational and Leadership Development at UWS Context The University of Western Sydney s (UWS) leadership development framework is underpinned by the recognition that its managers and leaders have a

More information

Regulatory Impact Statement

Regulatory Impact Statement Regulatory Impact Statement Information sharing Arrangement with Australia for the recovery of student loan debt Agency Disclosure Statement This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) has been prepared by

More information

PROPOSED MANDATE FOR THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION

PROPOSED MANDATE FOR THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION PROPOSED MANDATE FOR THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION This document sets out the proposed mandate of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. It was discussed

More information

Response to the Review of FOI laws Craig Thomler

Response to the Review of FOI laws Craig Thomler Response to the Review of FOI laws Craig Thomler Thank you for the opportunity to provide a submission to the review of FOI laws. Here are my comments in response to the review, I would also welcome an

More information

BEST PRACTICE CONSULTATION

BEST PRACTICE CONSULTATION BEST PRACTICE CONSULTATION July 2014 Introduction Of the 10 principles for Australian Government policy makers in the Australian Government Guide to Regulation, two are related to consultation: 5. Policy

More information

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION OR ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION OR ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION OR ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS

More information

Manual of the online Knowledge Sharing Platform on Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia

Manual of the online Knowledge Sharing Platform on Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia Manual of the online Knowledge Sharing Platform on Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia This document details the features of the online Knowledge Sharing Platform on Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia.

More information

The audit and inspection of local authorities

The audit and inspection of local authorities The audit and inspection of local authorities Memorandum from the Department for Communities and Local Government 1. Summary and introduction The Audit Commission was set up in 1983 to audit local authorities,

More information

INTERNAL AUDIT FRAMEWORK

INTERNAL AUDIT FRAMEWORK INTERNAL AUDIT FRAMEWORK April 2007 Contents 1. Introduction... 3 2. Internal Audit Definition... 4 3. Structure... 5 3.1. Roles, Responsibilities and Accountabilities... 5 3.2. Authority... 11 3.3. Composition...

More information

Risk management systems of responsible entities: Further proposals

Risk management systems of responsible entities: Further proposals CONSULTATION PAPER 263 Risk management systems of responsible entities: Further proposals July 2016 About this paper This paper sets out our proposals to provide guidance to responsible entities on our

More information

Australian National Audit Office. Report on Results of a Performance Audit of Contract Management Arrangements within the ANAO

Australian National Audit Office. Report on Results of a Performance Audit of Contract Management Arrangements within the ANAO Australian National Audit Office Report on Results of a Performance Audit of Contract Management Arrangements within the ANAO Commonwealth of Australia 2002 ISBN 0 642 80678 0 10 December 2002 Dear Mr

More information

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Board of Directors Executive Appointments and Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference (Approved by the Board of Directors 25022010 v2.0/02 2010) Reference

More information

ACADEMIC POLICY FRAMEWORK

ACADEMIC POLICY FRAMEWORK ACADEMIC POLICY FRAMEWORK Principles, Procedures and Guidance for the Development & Review of Academic Policies [V.1] Page 2 of 11 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. FRAMEWORK OVERVIEW... 3 2. PRINCIPLES... 4 3. PROCESS...

More information

005ASubmission to the Serious Data Breach Notification Consultation

005ASubmission to the Serious Data Breach Notification Consultation 005ASubmission to the Serious Data Breach Notification Consultation (Consultation closes 4 March 2016 please send electronic submissions to privacy.consultation@ag.gov.au) Your details Name/organisation

More information

UCL Public Policy Strategy

UCL Public Policy Strategy OFFICE OF THE VICE-PROVOST (RESEARCH) UCL Public Policy Strategy Executive Summary UCL is committed to using its expertise to address complex policy problems, and as a force for positive social change.

More information

Chiropractic Boards response 15 December 2008

Chiropractic Boards response 15 December 2008 NATIONAL REGISTRATION AND ACCREDITATION SCHEME FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS Chiropractic Boards response 15 December 2008 CONSULTATION PAPER Proposed arrangements for accreditation Issued by the Practitioner

More information

Education and Early Childhood Development Legislation Reform

Education and Early Childhood Development Legislation Reform Education and Early Childhood Development Legislation Reform Discussion Paper No 3 General Provisions for Education and Early Childhood Development Discussion Paper No 3 State of South Australia, 2008.

More information

Information Governance Framework

Information Governance Framework Information Governance Framework Authorship: Chris Wallace, Information Governance Manager Committee Approved: Integrated Audit and Governance Committee Approved date: 11th March 2014 Review Date: March

More information

Loyalty program assessment: flybuys

Loyalty program assessment: flybuys Loyalty program assessment: flybuys Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd Summary report Australian Privacy Principles assessment Section 33C(1)(a) Privacy Act 1988 Assessment undertaken: November 2015

More information

Quality Assurance. Policy P7

Quality Assurance. Policy P7 Quality Assurance Policy P7 Table of Content Quality assurance... 3 IIA Australia quality assurance and professional standards... 3 Quality assurance and professional qualifications... 4 Quality assurance

More information

HM Treasury Taskforce

HM Treasury Taskforce HM Treasury Taskforce Implementing Baker: Developing the Bridge between Public Sector Science and the Market 31 May 2000 Prepared for: HM Treasury Taskforce Prepared by: Sally Hayward Science, Technology

More information

Medibank 1974 CABINET RECORDS SELECTED DOCUMENTS PAGE 249

Medibank 1974 CABINET RECORDS SELECTED DOCUMENTS PAGE 249 Medibank Implementing Medibank 250 Submission 1459, Australian Health Insurance Program [A5915, 1459] 251 Submission 1458, The Australian Health Insurance Program: Gains to the States under the Public

More information

ATLANTA DECLARATION AND PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

ATLANTA DECLARATION AND PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ATLANTA DECLARATION AND PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION We, over 125 members of the global access to information community from 40 countries, representing governments,

More information

Australian Research Council. Client Service Charter

Australian Research Council. Client Service Charter Australian Research Council Client Service Charter June 2014 Message from the Chief Executive Officer Page 2 The Australian Research Council (ARC) is committed to the Australian Public Service (APS) Values

More information

Who is ANMAC? What are ANMAC accreditation standards?

Who is ANMAC? What are ANMAC accreditation standards? ANMAC Entry Programs for Internationally Qualified - Registered Nurses Accreditation Standards (2014) and Re-Entry to the Register - Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards (2014) Frequently Asked Questions

More information

Financial Management Framework >> Overview Diagram

Financial Management Framework >> Overview Diagram June 2012 The State of Queensland (Queensland Treasury) June 2012 Except where otherwise noted you are free to copy, communicate and adapt this work, as long as you attribute the authors. This document

More information

Medibank Private Limited Statement of Corporate Intent 2013-14

Medibank Private Limited Statement of Corporate Intent 2013-14 Statement of Corporate Intent 2013-14 Our Purpose At Medibank, we stand For Better Health. These three simple words sit at the heart of everything we do. They define why we exist and what we stand for.

More information

Numbered 2010/11 Prime Ministry Circular about Istanbul International Finance Center Administrative Structure was published in the Official Gazette

Numbered 2010/11 Prime Ministry Circular about Istanbul International Finance Center Administrative Structure was published in the Official Gazette Numbered 2010/11 Prime Ministry Circular about Istanbul International Finance Center Administrative Structure was published in the Official Gazette dated May 1, 2010 and numbered 27568. UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION

More information

Audit and risk assurance committee handbook

Audit and risk assurance committee handbook Audit and risk assurance committee handbook March 2016 Audit and risk assurance committee handbook March 2016 Crown copyright 2016 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence

More information

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT SOUTH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 National Parks and Wildlife Council Annual Report 2011-12 For further information please contact: Executive

More information

Entrepreneurs Programme - Business Evaluation. Version: 3

Entrepreneurs Programme - Business Evaluation. Version: 3 Entrepreneurs Programme - Business Evaluation Version: 3 20 October 2015 Contents 1 Purpose of this guide... 4 2 Programme overview... 4 2.1 Business Management overview... 4 3 Business Evaluations...

More information

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION OR ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION OR ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS LEADING TO REGISTRATION OR ENDORSEMENT IN AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMS

More information

NSW SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE

NSW SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE NSW SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE NSW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Position Description POSITION DETAILS Position Title: Reports to: Location: Directorate: Chief Financial Officer Deputy Director-General,

More information

Audit, Business Risk and Compliance Committee Charter. Spotless Group Holdings Limited ACN 154 229 562

Audit, Business Risk and Compliance Committee Charter. Spotless Group Holdings Limited ACN 154 229 562 Audit, Business Risk and Compliance Committee Charter Spotless Group Holdings Limited ACN 154 229 562 Adopted by the Company board on 26 March 2014 Contents Page 1 Role and authority of the Audit, Business

More information

Security Awareness and Training

Security Awareness and Training T h e A u d i t o r - G e n e r a l Audit Report No.25 2009 10 Performance Audit A u s t r a l i a n N a t i o n a l A u d i t O f f i c e Commonwealth of Australia 2010 ISSN 1036 7632 ISBN 0 642 81115

More information

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON E-HEALTH

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON E-HEALTH NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON E-HEALTH Council of Australian Governments An agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia and the States and Territories, being: The State of New South Wales The State

More information

FINANCIAL ADVISERS REGULATION: VOLUNTARY AUTHORISATION

FINANCIAL ADVISERS REGULATION: VOLUNTARY AUTHORISATION OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF COMMERCE The Chair CABINET ECONOMIC GROWTH AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE FINANCIAL ADVISERS REGULATION: VOLUNTARY AUTHORISATION PROPOSAL 1 I propose that regulations be promulgated

More information

Policy Advisory Groups - Information for Applicants

Policy Advisory Groups - Information for Applicants Background Policy Advisory Groups - Information for Applicants National Seniors Australia provides a representative and well-informed voice on issues of concern to people aged 50 and older. The Public

More information

ORDER P-331. Appeal P-910115. Ministry of Financial Institutions

ORDER P-331. Appeal P-910115. Ministry of Financial Institutions ORDER P-331 Appeal P-910115 Ministry of Financial Institutions ORDER The Ministry of Financial Institutions (the institution) received the following request under the Freedom of Information and Protection

More information

THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE BIG DATA STRATEGY. Comments from AIIA

THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE BIG DATA STRATEGY. Comments from AIIA THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE BIG DATA STRATEGY Comments from AIIA JULY 2013 INTRODUCTION The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is the peak national body representing multinational and

More information

Information Governance Strategy. Version No 2.1

Information Governance Strategy. Version No 2.1 Livewell Southwest Information Governance Strategy Version No 2.1 Notice to staff using a paper copy of this guidance. The policies and procedures page of LSW Intranet holds the most recent version of

More information

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2013 14

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2013 14 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2013 14 1 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT Corporate Governance Statement Aurizon Holdings Limited and the entities it controls (Aurizon Holdings or Company) believe corporate

More information

Human Rights Act Inquiry

Human Rights Act Inquiry Juliana Foxlee Apunipima Cape York Health Council PO BOX 12045 Westcourt QLD 4870 The Research Director Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee Parliament House Brisbane QLD 4000 Human Rights Act

More information

NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group. Information Governance Strategy 2015/16

NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group. Information Governance Strategy 2015/16 NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group Information Governance Strategy 2015/16 Document Status Equality Impact Assessment Document Ratified/Approved By Approved No impact NHS Quality, Safety

More information

CQC Corporate Governance Framework

CQC Corporate Governance Framework CQC Corporate Governance Framework Introduction This document describes the components of CQC s Corporate Governance Framework: what it is intended to achieve, what the components of the Framework are

More information

CONSUMER DATA RESEARCH CENTRE RESEARCH APPROVALS GROUP

CONSUMER DATA RESEARCH CENTRE RESEARCH APPROVALS GROUP CONSUMER DATA RESEARCH CENTRE RESEARCH APPROVALS GROUP Terms of Reference Version: August 2015 1. Scope The aim of this document is to define the role and remit of the Consumer Data Research Centre s Research

More information

Northern Ireland Assembly. Applicant Information Booklet INDEPENDENT CHAIR AND MEMBER OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE

Northern Ireland Assembly. Applicant Information Booklet INDEPENDENT CHAIR AND MEMBER OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE Northern Ireland Assembly Applicant Information Booklet INDEPENDENT CHAIR AND MEMBER OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE 1 Introduction The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission (the

More information

Commonwealth Secretariat Response. to the DFID Multilateral Aid Review Update

Commonwealth Secretariat Response. to the DFID Multilateral Aid Review Update Commonwealth Secretariat Response to the DFID Multilateral Aid Review Update Summary The Commonwealth Secretariat recognises that the United Kingdom contribution to the Commonwealth Fund for Technical

More information

Foreword. Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes. Indigenous Early Childhood Development. Indigenous Economic Participation.

Foreword. Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes. Indigenous Early Childhood Development. Indigenous Economic Participation. National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce Strategic Framework 2011 2015 Prepared for The Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

More information

Department of the Premier and Cabinet Circular. PC030 Protective Security Policy Framework

Department of the Premier and Cabinet Circular. PC030 Protective Security Policy Framework Department of the Premier and Cabinet Circular PC030 Protective Security Policy Framework February 2012 PROTECTIVE SECURITY MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 1. PURPOSE 3 2. SCOPE

More information