Monthly Archives: September 2009

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

One Sunday morning, a bit over two weeks ago, Kat, busy putting the finishing touches to her article on transparency for the Centre for Policy Development‘s group submission to the government 2.0 taskforce “Upgrading Democracy” leans over to me and says: “How about we submit a Perl app to the taskforce as an essay in […]

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Melbourne’s first OpenAustralia hackfest, Australia’s first eDemocracy website, would like to invite its friends, fans and volunteers to its first Melbourne hackfest. The first OpenAustralia hackfest, held in Sydney in June, was a big success, attracting 50 volunteers. We worked on solving existing problems as well as starting new OpenAustralia projects including a mobile version of OpenAustralia. We’re […]

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What is the OpenAustralia Foundation?

As we promised earlier, we’ve now put the constitution online of our newly formed charity. This document describes in gory detail the rules of operation of the charity. Probably the most important part and certainly the most interesting are the “objects” which describe the big-picture guiding principles for the foundation’s actions. We worked with our […]

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