Canberra, Monday November 21, 2016: ALIA welcomes this initiative of the Australian Government which is responding to the Open Government Partnership.
It speaks to the values of our Association and to those of library and information professionals, not only in Australia, but also worldwide.
The first object of our Association is ‘to promote the free flow of information and ideas in the interest of all Australians and a thriving culture, economy, and democracy’.
Update December 9, 2016: ALIA is delighted to share the Australia's First Open Government National plan 2016-18 report. We will be following up on this. View page 40 and 42.