Victoria - The eGovernment Resource Centre receives a Special Mention at the World e-Democracy Awards 2008
PoliticsOnline and the World eDemocracy Forum have announced the Final Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics in 2008.
The eGovernment Resource Centre was selected in the top 10 from the 25 finalists! We participated as honored guests at the World eDemocracy Forum on October 16-17, 2008, in Issy-les-Moulineaux, (Paris, France) where we took part in the e-Democracy awards ceremony and other special programs throughout the two-day forum.
There were four principal e-Democracy Awards 2008 announced.
The four awards went to:
Special Mentions went to:
- the Victorian Government's eGovernment Resource Centre which has been aggregating the world’s e-Government strategies;
- David All, founder of slatecard.com and of TechRepublican.com, a kind of “political Facebook”;
- David Kralik, Director of internet Strategy for American Solutions, with Newt Gingrich, they animate a “platform for American people” online;
- Firoze Manji, Chief Editor of Pambazuka News, produced by a pan african community of over 1000 citizens.
This is the ninth year in a row, PoliticsOnline subscribers and visitors from around the world have been invited to help select the top 10 individuals, organizations and companies having the greatest impact on the way the Internet is changing politics.
A big thank you to everyone who voted for this site and made us a finalist in this competition! It was a great privilege to receive a "Special Mention".
For your interest, the top 10 finalists were:
The eGovernment Resource Centre has been aggregating the world's eGovernment strategies, eDemocracy initiatives, ICT policies, website standards, government information and communications technology (ICT) and government website best practices and standards for more than ten years. Published by the Victorian Government in Australia, it contains summaries of more than 12,500 external resources and 1500 articles. It is the foremost repository for everything eGovernment in the world. The site attracts more than 20,000 visitors each month and provides a weekly newsletter and RSS news feeds to its readership. Members are able to bookmark their favorite resources, rate and review content.
Last updated: 27 October 2008
Government Website in Victoria, Australia Nominated for Top Global Award
Source: Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, Government of Victoria, Australia. eGov Monitor, Monday, 20 October, 2008. "The Brumby Government website eGovernment Resource Centre has been voted one of the top ten sites changing the world of internet and politics... It's a fantastic Brumby Government initiative, with the website’s professional excellence and commitment to democracy demonstrating that eDemocracy is alive and well across Victoria... The eGovernment Resource Centre provides access to the Victorian Government body of knowledge on information and communications technology on a huge range of topics from cyber security, to podcasting, to wireless connectivity..."
Government Website nominated for top global award
Minister for Information And Communication Technology, Media Release, Monday, 13 October 2008. "The Brumby Government website eGovernment Resource Centre has been voted one of the top ten sites changing the world of internet and politics. Information and Communication Technology Minister Theo Theophanous said the website made the Top Ten Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics awards, run by PoliticsOnline and the World eDemocracy Forum..."
Victoria's eGovernment Resource Centre a finalist in the global award for 'Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics in 2008'
by Craig Thomler. eGov AU - eGovernment thoughts and speculations from an Australian perspective, Monday, October 13, 2008. "Recognising over 10 years of reporting on egovernment topics from around the world, Victoria's eGovernment Resource Centre has been selected as one of the ten finalists for the 9th annual PoliticsOnline award for the top individuals, organisations and companies having the greatestimpact on the way the Internet is changing politics..."
Victoria's eGovernment resource centre nominated as a global egovernment mover & shaker
by Craig Thomler. eGov AU - eGovernment thoughts and speculations from an Australian perspective, Thursday, August 21, 2008. "The Victorian government's eGovernment Resource Centre has been nominated in the 9th annual global edemocracy award for the Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics..."
Victorian Conference Gathers the Best and Brightest
Office of the Premier, Media Release, Thursday, 23 October 2008. "Less than a fortnight after a Brumby Government website was voted among the top 10 sites of its kind in the world, Melbourne is hosting an international conference of the sharpest brains in electronic government. Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Premier Evan Thornley said the 2008 International Conference on eGovernment at RMIT University would look at world’s best practice and showcase Victoria's strengths in the fast-evolving area of government... Victoria's eGovernment Resource Centre is the only Australian website to be nominated for Top Ten Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics awards, run by PoliticsOnline and the World eDemocracy Forum... Mr Thornley said the resource centre, at www.egov.vic.gov.au, provided access to the Brumby Government’s vast store of knowledge on a wide range of topics, from cyber security, to podcasting, to wireless connectivity. 'The eGovernment Resource Centre is a key part of Victoria's commitment to eGovernment, which has seen Victoria become a world leader in developing online delivery of public services and resources to citizens and businesses,' he said..."
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- The eGovernment Resource Centre provides access to the Victorian Government body of knowledge on eGovernment, information and communications technology (ICT) and government website best practices, with Australian and international examples. It is managed by Information Victoria within the Department of State Development, Business and Innovation.
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