Revitalising citizen engagement (via GovHack)

Revitalising citizen engagement (via GovHack)

The Mandarin reports:

“Citizens depend on their governments to provide essential services and to make decisions with their best interests at heart.

It is realistic to expect that most, if not all, of these decisions should be data-driven; that is, there is auditable evidence of need and justification that the government’s response to it is proportionate.” …

“GovHack brings citizens face-to-face with policy makers to deliver first-hand perspectives of what the community needs from government and the data it holds,” the Australian Public Service Commission adds.

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