Australian Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen today published an authoritative statement to promote the proactive release of information.

The Open by Design Principles have been released ahead of International Access to Information Day on 28 September and should be used by government agencies to encourage and authorise the proactive release of information and promote open government.

Read the media release. (PDF, 290.0 KB)

Read the joint statement and attachments. (PDF, 341.3 KB)