Posts Tagged: canberra

Social media and Australian public servants – Online participation not wanted?

Hi Govloopers – How does this compare to the situation in the United States or Canada? What is your reaction to this? Read an interesting piece by Markus Manhheim, Public Service Reporter, Canberra Times – PS on notice over social media use. I know that central agencies in the public sector do not deliberately issue… Read more »

New times demand a new public servant

So what would a new public servant look like in the States? Last weeks Public Sector Informant published an article by Terry Fewtrell on the implications of the work done by the Gov 2.0 Taskforce. Terry is principal consultant with Yellow Edge Consulting. The article New times demand a new public servant, highlights the fundamental… Read more »

Government 2.0 Public Sphere Camp

Whilst the US and UK are enjoying their Sunday, here in Australia a group of Government 2.0 pundits, public servants and politicians will be attending our first Government 2.0 Public Sphere Camp in the nation’s capital Canberra in parliament house on Monday 22 June 2009. The event features a range of speakers, including several Australian… Read more »

Public Sphere Camp

At the recent BarCamp Canberra 2, there was some discussion about the US Government 2.0 Camp. “We should do one ourselves,” seemed the general consensus, so we decided to make it happen. In the meantime, technology and Open Government savvy ACT Senator, Kate Lundy began her Public Sphere events. A number of the people interested… Read more »