Information policy and infrastructure in Australia
Middleton, Michael R. (1997) Information policy and infrastructure in Australia. Journal of Government Information, 24(1), pp. 9-25.
The development of information policy in Australia is reviewed from the introduction of planning documents in the 1980s through to recent progress. Emphasis is given to federal government and national initiatives and legislation. The reports of several committees of inquiry are considered, along with outcomes arising from them. It is concluded that many of the elements identified early in policy development are now being addressed, though integrated and compatible formulation of policy between different arms of government remains problematical.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Information policy, Public policy, Australia, Information networks, Legislation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Public Policy (160510)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > OTHER LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (209900) > Language Communication and Culture not elsewhere classified (209999)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1997 Elsevier|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||14 Dec 2004|
|Last Modified:||02 Feb 2012 09:45|
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