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Australia initiated a Review of its National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) in 2004. Feedback from stakeholders and the public are being considered for the NPI National Environmental Protection Measure (…
This article discusses international counter-environmental activism in the context of recent events in Australia. It reviews so-called Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation (or SLAPP) law…
Community engagement is employed in the successful development of acceptable policies and decisions in government, the private sector and the community. In Western Australia, the Department of…
OECD's work in the area of governance and capacity development is carried out primarily through its Network on Governance (GOVNET), an international forum that brings together practitioners of…
Launched in 2004, this global NGO project of the International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN) began in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United…
The Victorian Parliament (Australia) has invited its public to participate in an inquiry into the promise, costs, benefits, and risks of electronic democracy. "Electronic democracy" is a…
Some exemptions to public authority obligations to respond to information requests are subject to a public interest test (eg Aarhus Convention, Art. 4, paragraph 4). Such a test requires the decision…
This report provides a unique source of comparative information on measures adopted in OECD countries to strengthen citizens access to information, to enhance consultation and encourage their active…
This report takes stock of the OECD’s thirteen years of experience working with civil society to fight corruption. The important contribution civil society organisations have made to the process…
Under Australia's Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBA), actions that are likely to have a significant impact on a matter of national environmental…