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June Newsletter


ABSIA News

Business Software Industry COVID-19 Impact Survey

ABSIA Survey Results

We would like to thank everyone for participating in our Business Software Industry COVID-19 Impacts Survey. ABSIA is currently analysing the results and preparing a report which will be released before the end of the month. Register to attend the survey results webinar below. 
SSAM Webinar

SSAM Webinar Materials Available

The materials from the SSAM webinar held on 20 May are now available on ABSIA's website. Access the recording, slides and transcript from the webinar here.
Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

CDR Submission

ABSIA recently submitted to Treasury's Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right. Access a copy of the submission and a summary here.

Industry News

Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

NZ Service Provider Technical Forum 

The second Service Provider Technical Forum for 2020 is being held on Tuesday 30 June from 12.30pm NZT (10.30am AEST) until approximately 3pm NZT (1pm AEST). ABSIA Members can find more information about this event and how to register on the Forum. 
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Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

ACSC Cyber Security for Government Agents

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have published some cyber security advice for agents of government services including tax agents, BAS agents and tax (financial) advisers. Continue reading about this advice on ACSC's website. 
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Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

DTA myGov Digital ID Pilot

The DTA have completed their month-long pilot of the federal government's new digital identity credential on the myGov online services portal. DTA and Services Australia are currently considering the insights from the pilot and these will inform the next steps before a fully public integrated system is released. The next part of this process is developing a charging framework discussion paper to support consultation with Commonwealth stakeholders by 30 June 2020. ABSIA aims to keep the industry updated and will seek to be involved in future discussion papers related to this topic. 
Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

Tax Time 2020 Certifications

The Tax Time 2020 Certification process is currently underway. Information for the Individual Income Tax Return (IITR) 2020 Certification process including access to support documents is now available on the software developers website. Once completed, the form needs to be uploaded via Online Services for DSPs. 
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Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

Spark Festival - Call for EOIs

ABSIA is proud to be supporting this year's online edition of Spark Festival running from October 12 - 23 Australia wide. If you have an idea to contribute to this year's festival, send in an EOI to Spark Festival. For more information, head to their FAQ page and complete the online EOI form here. 
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Upcoming Events

Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data
Right

COVID-19 Survey Results Webinar

Register your interest to attend this webinar covering the results from ABSIA's Business Software Industry COVID-19 Impacts Survey. Join ABSIA on 7 July at 11am (AEST) for this 20 minute webinar. More information will be made available after the release of the survey report. 
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Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

ABSIA & Unisys Webinar

ABSIA and Unisys are running a join security webinar on Tuesday 28 July at 11am (AEST). Both ABSIA Members and non-members are able to register their interest in attending this webinar now. More information about the webinar will be made available on ABSIA's website shortly. 
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Until next time,
The Team at ABSIA. 

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