Fact sheets and toolkit

Toolkit

The WA Open Data Toolkit provides a range of resources and guidance to assist agencies in implementing open data in line with the WA Whole of Government Open Data Policy. The Toolkit comprises an overview checklist and detailed guide for identifying and preparing data for release, a number of factsheets on key components of implementing open data, and links to further websites and resources.

If your question isn't answered here, please get in touch at opendata@landgate.wa.gov.au.

Checklist for identifying and preparing data for release

The checklist provides a one-page overview of the key considerations for agencies in publishing data.

Guide to identifying and preparing data for release

Provides more detailed information on each of the key steps, including links to the relevant factsheets and other useful resources.

Factsheets

Open data: Where's the benefit?

Provides information on the value and benefits of open data, including a number of case studies.

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Creating reusable machine-readable data

Provides guidance on releasing data in formats that allow for easy reuse.

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Licensing and charging considerations for open government data

Provides guidance to agencies on licensing data, including use of Creative Commons.

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Benefits Management Plan

Provides guidance on the benefits management plan used to monitor and evaluate the impact of the WA Whole of Government Open Data Policy.

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