Testing Online Democracy

The COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Act 2020 has made changes to the way Council meetings can be conducted while the Epidemic Preparedness (COVID-19) Notice 2020 is in force. It’s likely to be in force until at least 25 June (unless revoked prior). It could be extended. The changes amend the Local Government Official… Continue reading Testing Online Democracy

Excluding People Through Digital Engagement

The recently released Citizen’s Advice Bureau Report Face to Face With Digital Exclusion has some incredible findings. As we move towards ‘ePlanning’ and RegTech frameworks we must remain mindful of those being left behind. This report highlights some obvious yet often overlooked barriers: Lack of access to computers and internet. Not everyone spends most of… Continue reading Excluding People Through Digital Engagement