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  • RTW

    Achieving Open Government with Open Data



    This week is Right to Know Week NSW. This year, the theme is Right to Know: Future-proofing information access rights.

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    Information Access (Open Data) Case Study: NSW Flood Data Portal

    The NSW State Emergency Service and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment launched the NSW Flood Data Portal in late 2017, which aims to improve the sharing of key flood data within government and with stakeholders.

    In September 2017 the NSW Flood Data Access Program was launched. This was a partnership between the NSW State Emergency Service and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage with two main initiatives, the NSW Flood Data Portal, and the NSW Flood Database.

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    Data Storytelling

    The Data Practice team are on a mission to build data maturity within NSW Government. In this blog, Coralie Gordon shares some insights about data storytelling.

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    Data Champions Network Meetup Recap

    The NSW Government Data Champions Network took their meeting online to discuss key government data projects.

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    Data.NSW's New Look!

    Data.NSW has undergone a makeover to give our users the best possible experience. Let us know what you think!

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    What’s in the Metadata?

    In a recent blog post, the Data.NSW team make a compelling case for bringing together people across the government to promote smarter use of data.

    Alex Peattie then builds on this by Uniting Data Champions in NSW Government and rightly points out that there is a wealth of data in government agencies sitting around, unloved and unutilised.

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    Active Kids Case Study

    NSW Office of Sport

    The Active Kids initiative, launched in early 2018, allows parents, guardians and carers of school children to apply for a $100 voucher to use for sport and fitness costs. 

    The program’s overall objective is to increase children's’ participation in sport and active recreation, and to contribute to the Premier’s priority of reducing childhood obesity.

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    NSW Education Data Hub

    Unlocking the value of education data

    Access to education data is critical to support research to inform policies and strategies that improve student outcomes in NSW. The Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation (CESE) is Australia’s first dedicated hub of education data and evaluation. CESE’s functions are to:

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    Spend Categorisation Tool Case Study

    NSW Procurement

    General Ledger data is collected by NSW Procurement from over 150 NSW Government Agencies.

    This data covers $30 billion in annual spend and more than 2 million transactions per quarter.