Open Data

Welcome to Open Data in the ACT

Data is the lifeblood of digital, and open data fuels the digital economy. The ACT Government is committed to providing data to the community for use by all.

Open data, a significant component of open government, is of increasing interest to the community, and is essential to achieving a Digital Canberra. In 2012, the ACT Government released one of Australia’s first open data portals based on the following value proposition:

The release of the ACT Government’s Digital Strategy in 2016 further highlighted the role that data plays in a Digital Canberra. More details can be found in the ACT Government’s Open Data Policy. The ACT Government’s Open Data Portal is managed by the Office of the Chief Digital Officer. If you have any questions about the site, please email the Office at

Visit the ACT Government Open Data Portal - dataACT

Visit the ACT Government Open Geospatial Data Site