Digital economy: public engagement
To ensure that we are developing effective digital economy policy and programs, the department engages in domestic and international forums.
The Australian Government has hosted domestic forums to highlight issues that are important to the digital economy and to promote industry dialogue, including:
The Australian Government participates in various international forums to share insights and experiences with other countries about digital economy issues.
- Korea-Australia-New Zealand Broadband Summit 2012
- Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development activities
- Internet governance
Use of digital economy tools
The department uses a range of different digital economy tools as part of our public and industry engagement.
The department seeks to innovate: we use digital platforms in our work to maximise the benefits of the digital economy. As our Corporate Plan explains, we strive to:
...take the lead in the public sector and demonstrate the effective use of interactive Web 2.0 technology for improved communication and engagement, both internally and externally with citizens and stakeholders, about our policy and service development.
Examples of the department's digital engagement are on the DBCDE and Government 2.0 page.