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Open data and standards


Learn about what standards are, what they cover and how to use our standards lists.


Even though the Standards platform provides a 360-degree view of local government, you might not always be on the ball. If you’re struggling to find the information you need, simply search!
The Local Government Category List became a part of the Integrated Public Sector Vocabulary several years ago.
The Integrated Public Sector Vocabulary has been updated and is published as the Subjects list.
The Local Government Services List has become the Services list on the Standards site. Click here to download the list in a number of different formats.
The Local Government Business Model (LGBM) defines the elements of public sector service delivery at a local level.


Why and how to tag terms in the controlled lists shown in the Standards pages