Seeking your input – an Open Data Policy for Queensland

Open Data, Open Conversations – Inspiring a more informed Queensland The Queensland Government has partnered with ODI Queensland to reach out to the whole Queensland community and beyond to seek feedback to help shape a new Open Data Policy for Queensland. “A word about open data” – we asked Queenslanders participating in this process to […]

Lunchtime Lecture: “New data to unlock important economic insights for Australian businesses” – 15 September

Our September lunchtime lecture is a unique opportunity to better understand new, high-value data developed by the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Innovation & Science. Our guest presenter Andrew Lalor is the Department’s General Manager of the Data Management and Analytics Taskforce. At this lunchtime lecture, Andrew will particularly showcase the Enhanced Analytical Business Longitudinal Database (EABLD). The Commonwealth Department […]


Super-charging Open Data & Innovation in Queensland

Open Data Institute secures partnership with Qld Government The Open Data Institute Queensland (ODI Qld) has secured a two-year, $400,000 funding partnership with the Queensland Government, announced today by Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch. In less than two years of operation, the non-profit node of the ODI global network has […]

Working with Data 101

Working with Data 101 – 19 October 2016

Working with Data 101 Want to learn how to find, clean and prepare data for your project? Working with Data: 101 will get you started with the concepts, tools and techniques you need to kick start your open data project. Course aim This workshop will teach you about data structures, tools such as regular expressions […]

Dave Keys

Using Data with Tableau Public – 24 November 2016

Using Data with Tableau Public is a full day training workshop that teaches you how to access and blend open data to create beautiful visualisations and interactive dashboards. Our guest trainer is Dave Keys, managing director of Key Data Consulting and experienced Tableau trainer. Workshop modules: Evaluation of data sources, data formats and preparing data for use […]

New features on Queensland’s open data portal

Users of open data, your feedback has been heard!  The Queensland Government’s open data portal has been enhanced with handy new features.  We thought we’d explain the new features, so you can make the most of them. Optional user registration – Open data users are now able to register on the portal. This allows users to “follow” […]

ODI Queensland Connect

ODI Connect – 9 August 2016

Tuesday 9 August, 4:30-5:30pm ODI Connect is our quarterly series designed especially for Members, Supporters, Foundation Sponsors and guests of ODI Queensland. 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 the […]

11th Annual MDM & Data Governance Summit, Sydney 27-29 July 2016

We are delighted that our CEO Maree Adshead will be speaking at the 11th Annual MDM & Data Governance Summit in Sydney from 27 to 29 July 2016. Maree will be presenting ODI Queensland’s experiences with the Open Data Pathways and maturity assessments for publishers of open data.   @MareeAdshead CEO @ODIQueensland the open data […]


GovHack – 29-31 Jul 2016

GovHack is a free, annual open data competition run by volunteers.  This year there are 42 locations across Australia and NZ at which to participate. GovHack is for every one! All sorts of people join GovHack, including entrepreneurs, developers, data analysts, engineers, designers, digital media creators, artists, film makers, story tellers, academics, researchers, youth and […]

Big data for evaluation and research – 13 July 2016

Getting more impact from big data for evaluation and research is a joint event conducted by the Australasian Evaluation Society, the Australian Market and Social Research Society and the Queensland University of Technology to grow the capacity of social research, market research and evaluation by collaborating across networks. ODI Queensland will be  presenting at the event […]


May 2016 Newsletter

Our  May Newsletter focuses on opportunities to influence the Australian open data agenda: The Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Data Availability & Use (see below for details on our discussion forum) and Australia’s Smart Cities Plan. Upcoming events for May/June 2016: June Lunchtime Lecture, 9 June 2016 at 12 noon: “How to create your own Story Maps” and Data Availability & […]


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