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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

Why should data be open?

Data challenges us to see what's around us. It enables us to understand how our experiences may be different from others. Although numbers alone don't solve anything, they're a vital piece of the puzzle and working with data is often a good first step to understanding a situation's context and complexity.

What is Open Data?

Open Data is non-personal data that everyone can use and share. It supports and enables exploration, insight and invention of better products and services that improve everyday life and encourage business growth. Research shows that open data has a significant impact in these 4 key areas:

  • improving government
  • empowering citizens
  • creating opportunity
  • solving problems 
Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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