ODI Queensland Connect

ODI Connect Sydney

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 4.30-6pm ODI Connect is our quarterly series for Members, Supporters, Foundation Sponsors and guests of ODI Australian Network. These events are a unique opportunity to gather and network with fellow open data friends, listen to an inspiring talk on a thought-provoking topic, and enjoy a refreshing drink at the end of […]

Queenslanders in Conversation: are smart cities for everyone?

What makes a city ‘smart’ and how do we build one that works for everyone? How can Queensland use technology to improve liveability, increase productivity and enhance citizenship engagement? The State Library of Queensland is holding its third Queenslanders in Conversation talk for 2017 on Wednesday, 9 August at 6pm.  ABC Radio Brisbane’s Kelly Higgins-Devine will facilitate […]


July 2017 Newsletter

Our July Newsletter contains a snapshot of the hacking opportunities available this month, in particular, CityHack17 and GovHack17. Other highlights include: Welcome to Tatts Group as our new Foundation Sponsor and Mandy Ross, CIO, as our new director.  Consultation extended for our high value datasets project: join the online community discussion forum at or Contact us and tell us what […]


ODI Australian Network in the news!

On 5 July 2017 The Guardian published an article by Ellen Broad, ODI Registered Trainer, on how trust is central to government dealings with data and improvements needed to implement an inclusive, informed digital healthcare system in Australia. Read all about it here: Medicare breach: it just got a whole lot harder to trust government […]

CityHack 17 – Get Moving!

CityHack is on again! Go to: to register your team! To inspire you to see your idea through to the end, CityHack are offering a massive cash incentive – a $10,000 prize for the first-place team! You could also win other great prizes for solving specific challenges, and receive assistance to help you develop […]

Open Data Pathway: introducing country-level statistics

Over 290 organisations use the Open Data Pathway to benchmark their open data practice and develop plans to improve. Stephen Gates shares how its new feature allows new analysis around how well organisations and countries do, internationally By Stephen Gates ODI Queensland is an ODI Pioneer Node in Australia. We provide an Open Data Maturity […]

Join Australia’s first Open Government Forum

Would you like to be one of the eight individuals driving Australia’s Open Government National Action Plan? Nominations are now open.  Respond by Thursday, 22 June for a chance to be part of the Open Government Forum, which will: monitor and drive implementation of Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan help develop the next Open Government […]

Consultation extended – what data do you need?

Data to drive innovation and advance business – identifying Queensland’s most valuable open data The Queensland Government has asked the ODI Australian Network (led by ODI Queensland) to help identify high value government data sets in key industry areas. The aim is to create an industry wishlist of data sets that will have maximum impact on key […]


May/June 2017 Newsletter

Our May/June Newsletter features the latest developments in the world of open data, including these highlights and helpful hints: The Productivity Commission has released its final report, Data Availability and Use.  For a useful synopsis by our ODI Certified Trainer, Ellen Broad,  check out her piece: The Great Untangle. UNSW has released its report to the NSW Information and Privacy […]

Lunchtime Lecture

Semantic Architectures for Linked Open Data

Do the words  ‘Semantic architecture for Linked Open Data’ make your brain go a bit fuzzy? Its time to sort that out then isn’t it?!?  Come along and find out everything you need to know at this Lunchtime Lecture with guest presenter, Renato Iannella, Founder & Principal Architect, Semantic Identity. The age of the Semantic Web and […]

Workshop 16 June

The Queensland Government has asked us to help identify high value government data sets in key industry areas. The aim is to create an industry wishlist of data sets that will have maximum impact on key business and industry sectors. The key sectors being targeted for the project are: agriculture, tourism, mining, construction, education and […]


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