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Submission to Victorian Parliamentary Committee on Economic Development and Infrastructure

Fitzgerald, Brian F. & Fitzgerald, Anne M. Submission to Victorian Parliamentary Committee on Economic Development and Infrastructure. (Unpublished)

Abstract

In the networked information driven world that we now inhabit the ability to access and reuse information, data and culture is a key ingredient to social, economic and cultural innovation.

As government holds enormous amounts of publicly funded material that can be released to the public without breaching the law it should move to implement policies that will allow better access to and reuse of that information, knowledge and culture.

The Queensland Government Information Licensing Framework (GILF) Project4 is one of the first projects in the world to systemically approach this issue and should be consulted as a best practice model.

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ID Code: 42576
Item Type: Other
Keywords: public sector information, psi, data, Inquiry into Improving Access to Victorian Public Sector Information and Data, victoria, copyright, crown copyright, open access , gilf , creative commons, government
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 the authors.
Deposited On: 14 Jul 2011 10:00
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2011 10:53

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