The Centre for Policy Development, which originated from an online policy portal, is very interested in expanding the circle of citizens involved in the research and development of policy ideas.
- Our prototype Sustainable Economy Ideas Index is testing out the application of crowdsourcing to the task of making great green policy ideas easier to find and understand.
- We provide a creative-commons licensed rss feed of regular ‘Thinking Points’ on current policy debates at http://cpd.org.au/thinking-points, and have switched to creative commons licensing for all new policy papers…
- We used a wiki (http://insightgov20.wikispaces.com/) to plan & gather contributions & ideas for the latest edition of InSight.
- As far as we can tell, we’re the only think tank in the country that enables comments on our policy papers.
They’re little things, but they add up to hunch that think tanks, and progressive think tanks in particular, should be more transparent and collaborative about how we do our work.
We’d like to start thinking about what CPD2.0 would look like…
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