In focus

Open Data in the ACT

Open data, a significant component of open government, is of increasing interest to the community, and is essential to achieving a Digital Canberra. This Policy sets out the official position on open data for the ACT Government... more information


dataACT and Mobile Canberra are two Open Government initiatives to improve community access to data and mobile services. Please see the dataACT website, the combined Roadmap, and the newly launched GIO Blog for more information.

ACT Government Social Media Policy

The ACT Government Social Media Policy has been developed to provide advice and assistance to ACT Government employees on the appropriate use of social media within the work environment. Read more

ACT Targeted Assistance Strategy

The ACT Government has released the Targeted Assistance Strategy; developed by an expert panel drawn from the ACT community. This strategy builds on the work the ACT Government has already done to support Canberrans facing financial pressures. The report also provides direction and recommendations for ways the community, business and individuals can provide targeted assistance to those in need.  

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The Strategic Plan for ICT 2011-15

This plan sets the ACT Government's direction to focus our ICT investment. Its five key objectives aim to make the relationship between our community and its government easier and more collaborative, while managing our financial and energy resources even more closely. PDF version