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Government as a platform

Services built on a shared core

Government as a platform means we:

Why must I?

The Australian Government needs to continuously enhance service delivery that’s meaningful for our users. We also need to be the trusted source of information, acting as a central repository for open-government data that adds value to our users, including intermediaries.

How do I?

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) will be providing guidance and support on government as a platform in the coming months to assist agencies in adopting this approach to service and information delivery. In the meantime, agencies are encouraged to continue publishing appropriate datasets on

Meanwhile, some useful reading on this concept is available:

Last updated: 27 March 2015