The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has won a prestigious FutureGov 2011 international award for innovation and modernisation. The award, for the AIHW’s METeOR Metadata Online Registry, was announced in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Institute won the Information Management category, recognising ‘excellence in the efficient capture, storage and distribution of citizen information’. METeOR is a web-based system for managing, developing and storing data definitions and standards (metadata).
METeOR was a finalist for the inaugural Excellence in e-Government Award (e-Award). The aim of the e-Award is to inspire Australian government agencies to excel and innovate. The Award recognises the most outstanding, successful project of an Australian government agency, from federal, state/territory and local governments, in their delivery of e-government services. You can read more about the e-Award winner and finalists by visiting the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) website.