Category Archives: Government Transformation

Posts focused on the opportunities to transform government in WA to meet the future needs of the state.

The rise of entrepreneurial government 

Things have changed over here in the west considerably since I fist started this blog some 6 years ago (apart from the fact that I use to post a lot more often!).  Western Australia has seen a significant turn around … Continue reading

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One Small Step for WA…

Following on from my previous post July 1 saw several significant things occur here in WA: WA released their  data.wa.gov.au site… (although currently the only data on it is the freshly pressed Open Data Policy). As mentioned above the Open … Continue reading

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Data, Data, Wherefore art thou Data?

I had drafted up this post some 6 months back about Open Data and access to government data as a follow-up to my post almost 5 years ago highlighting the fact that there had been no progress in this space – but … Continue reading

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All Marching to the Election…

It has been too long since my last post – I blame the sleep deprived miasma that I have been fighting thanks to our lovely (but trying) second child! I’ll be working to get more posts out in the near future … Continue reading

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A Bright Future for Perth? Yes Please!

It has been a busy time for all things Perth and planning… this week saw the fruition of 4 years of work for the Committee for Perth in the release of their Towards a Brighter Future – A vision for … Continue reading

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A New Year – A New Plan?

Welcome to 2012! A New Year always heralds new opportunities and the need to plan for the year to come.  Following up from some comments on my last post about CCI’s recommendation to the state government to develop a Strategic … Continue reading

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Super Towns Named

I read this morning that the first round of Super Towns have been identified and named by Brendon Grylls for WA from an article in the West Australian.  They are: Katanning Collie Esperance Northam Jurien Bay Morawa Boddington Manjimup Margaret … Continue reading

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Information – A key enabler to decision making

I’ve had a few thoughts bubbling away in the past month or so all related to information – and last week through a number of meetings and discussions they have come to the surface again… Access to information is a … Continue reading

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Super Towns – Planning For the Future

As a follow up to my last post about the recent CEDA event on Population Dispersal and Sustainability I had a few additional thoughts and observations on Brendon Grylls’ ‘Super Towns’ idea (as noted in the West Australian)… There are … Continue reading

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TIAC again?

It was interesting news to hear back on the 8th of December that the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) was reforming.  Almost 12 months to the day that it was disbanded…  Having a look at the current website they … Continue reading

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