For over 15 years Allison has designed and led a range of major public governance and knowledge facilitation programs at local, state, national and international levels.
Allison has a diverse background in digital policy analysis and development, creative campaigns and communication, facilitation and workshop delivery as well as project and event management.
She has held a range of digital government and innovation advisory roles including as an expert adviser to international programs in Geneva, South Korea, India, Nigeria, Indonesia and South Africa.
‘Councils on the Information Superhighway’ – Developed first guide to the Internet for Australian Local Government
National General Assembly of Local Government – Coordinated 700-delegate congress
Local e-Government advisory – International specialist Local e-Government advisory roles for CLGF and UNDP in India, South African local governments in Johannesburg and Nigerian central and local government in Abuja
UNDP NetAid – Mobilised cybercafes around the world in support of the initiative
ACCC – Co-produced a 30-location narrowcast-based event on trade practices for small business
Local-e – Designed and led $6m Local-e project with 110 Councils
Red Tape Blueprints– Packaged + coordinated $9m Federal program for 43x Local Gov consortium, including award-winning Local SmartForms initiative
World Summit on the Information Society– Designed + led social communication and reporting programs for ITU in Geneva
NASA Space Apps – Supported global hackathon through social comms and citizen reporting initiative
UN e-Cities – Produced co-design of 18-nation Asian initiative for UN Program on Governance (Seoul)
ParraConnect – Delivered civic co-design for multi-sector city digital strategy
Strategic roadmaps – Multi-stakeholder programs for e-Planning, Location Intelligence + Open Gov
GovCamp Australia – Convened ‘unconference’ events (incl the first multi-city networked GovCamp across Australia)
Gov 2.0 Radio – Co-producer & host, and developed the follow-on GovCampus online media channels
Public Sector Innovation Hub – Research and design of a public sector innovation program for government in Indonesia