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Following the recent announcement by the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand to adopt the Pan-European Public Procurement (PEPPOL) interoperability framework, ABSIA are now able to share more information about our prior engagement with OpenPEPPOL. 


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After the Small Business Digital Taskforce (SBDT) provided their report to the Government in March 2018, the Government then released their response in December 2018. Read more about the outcomes of the response, the Empowering to Go Digital Program and the opportunity to apply for the non-government organisation role to lead this program. 


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ABSIA's Journey has been remarkable in the short few years since it was formed in 2014, and recognition must go to the early Directors' relentless efforts and the tremendous, continuing support from the ATO that has been invaluable for ABSIA.

A little reflection ... In November 2016 when I stepped into the role of ABSIA President, a few unexpected events surfaced, not the least of which was that all the ATO secondees returned to their home groups in January 2017. As challenging as it has been over the last two years, that was a defining moment for ABSIA to shed its dependence from the Government and learn to fly. 


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What a successful Conference!

The Team at ABSIA we would like to express our gratitude to all those who spoke, sponsored and attended our Annual Conference. The event was a huge success and has been hailed as the best todate.

As the first eInvoicing Conference of its kind, ABSIA's Conference gave an invaluable opportunity for the industry and Governments to meet, network and socialise on a topic that is highly energised right now.


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ABSIA’s 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 3pm (AEDT) in Melbourne. Once again this year, the number of Board Nominees exceeded the number of available positions and proxy voting was held in the lead up to the AGM. The results of the proxy votes were tallied at the meeting with no votes being made in person.


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ABSIA's Annual Report covers ABSIA's major activities and achievements over the past year. It also includes an insight into the future direction of ABSIA and the business software industry.
 

Please view the Annual Report here.


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At the upcoming AGM, there will be four (4) Director positions on ABSIA's Board that will be renewed, and there are five (5) nominees for these positions. As the number of nominees exceeds the number of vacant positions, there will be a vote. ABSIA members are strongly encouraged to do electronic voting by proxy ahead of the AGM through a survey that will be sent to all eligible members who are entitled to vote.


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The Australian Business Software Association Industry Board would like to thank you for your ongoing support. We would like to wish you and your loved ones a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.


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A webinar for software developers by software developers The Operational Framework is a program developed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in conjunction with the software industry and will create a set of security protocols for interactions with ATO systems. It will affect every Digital Service Provider (DSP)* consuming any ATO service.This one hour webinar will be presented by a panel of ABSIA subject matter experts and will provide the software providers view.......


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This year, the number of ABSIA Nominees exceeds the number of vacant elected ABSIA positions. For the first time, a ballot will be held by Electronic Proxy Voting. Electronic voting will commence on Monday 25/9/2017 9:00am (AEST) and closes Monday 9/10/2017 3:00pm (AEST) but it’s strongly suggested that you vote by Friday 6th October at 5pm (AEST) in order for votes to be counted.​The announcement of the ABSIA Board will be at the ABSIA Annual General Meeting on&.......


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Following the ATO System Outages in December 2016 and February 2017, ATO commissioned Pricewaterhouse Coopers to undertake an independent review, and also conducted an internal investigation in which a number of ABSIA members participated.  These investigations are in addition to Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) forensic investigation as to the root causes of those outages, The resulting report is here.


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2016 was a successful year for ABSIA. ABSIA has become recognised as a credible voice representing the software industry. We have been invited to be at the table in Reinventing the ATO Transformation Program and culture change effort within ATO, and joined the boards of SBR and ABR.


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