Recent News

OSIA tells Senate Committee to reject TPP

On 26 October 2016, OSIA lodged a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence & Trade (SSCFADT) regarding the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).

OSIA recommended that:

  1. Australia should not ratify TPP.
  2. Australia should show strong leadership i...
OSIA advocates for open data

OSIA has advocated for open data, open formats and a "default to open" publishing policy in a submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability.

The submission can be downloaded from ...

OSIA submission to Parliament re TPP

OSIA has made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) of the Australian Parliament.

OSIA recommends that: Parliament should not ratify TPP; Australia should open...

OSIA welcomes new director

The OSIA board is pleased to announce the election at the 2015 AGM of Mr Andrew Cutler as a new director (alongside six continuing directors). For a full list of board members during the 2015/16 term, see here

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Open Source Developers Conference 2015

This year will see Open Source Developers Conference in Hobart Tasmania at the Wrest Point Convention Centre (October 27-29). OSDC is the main Australian/New Zealand Conference that is focused purely on Developers and the cross sec...

OSIA welcomes new Directors

The OSIA board is pleased to announce the election at the 2014 AGM the appointment of Mr Ryan Cross as a new director (alongside several continuing directors), as well as the appointment at the November 2014 board meeting of Ms...