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Draft OECD Recommendation of the Council on Open Government: Online public consultation

The OECD is now developing a new Recommendation on Open Government, which aims to help the countries that will adhere to it design and implement successful open government reforms by identifying a clear, actionable, evidence-based, and common framework for the governance of open government* . […]

Independence of Regulators and Protection against Undue Influence

OECD work on the independence of regulators and how to protect them from undue influence. Information includes new data from a survey of 48 regulators across the world. […]

The capacity of governments to raise taxes

This paper investigates the factors that shape governments’ capacity to collect revenue. […]

Linking indigenous communities with regional development

This OECD project on Linking indigenous communities with regional development aims to develop policy recommendations for OECD and partner countries to improve economic outcomes for indigenous communities by better linking them with regional development efforts. […]

Portugal: Digital Transformation of the Public Sector – OECD E-Leaders meeting

The 2017 edition of the OECD E-Leaders meeting will discuss how governments can best adapt to the growing role of advanced technologies in service delivery. Delegates will discuss the implications of the digital transformation in governments, including the skills base, the data infrastructure and approaches to the commissioning of ICT goods and services. […]

Unprecedented vote on fate of CBH director accused of board leak

Australia’s largest wheat exporter will hold a special meeting today to decide the fate of a board member accused of leaking confidential board information.

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CBH Group members support board member dismissal

Members of Australia’s biggest wheat exporter have narrowly voted to remove a board member, Trevor Badger, for the first time in the WA cooperative’s 87-year history.

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Ballarat Council boss sacked, senior director quits after ombudsman probe

Ballarat City Council sacks its chief executive after she was found to have recruited and promoted friends and former colleagues to top positions in the organisation.

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Former judge laments ‘alarming lack of oversight’ during COVID-19 emergency

One of Australia’s most eminent lawyers is speaking out about a lack of accountability and transparency in the commission charged by the Morrison Government with planning Australia’s COVID-19 recovery.

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Billion-dollar class action will allege households were ripped off by Queensland’s power generators

A class action is set to be launched against Stanwell Corporation and CS Energy, alleging they engaged in bidding games to artificially create scarcity of supply and spike energy prices.

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