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Join ABSIA for our upcoming 'Unlocking Software Innovation with Modern Application Development on AWS' webinar with Adrian White on Wednesday 21 August at 11am (AEST). 


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The ATO have opened up the consultation process and are seeking feedback from DSPs about implementing the PEPPOL framework in Australia and New Zealand. 


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Women in Tech. Fest 2019 is taking place 6-8 November in Brisbane. Now in its 4th year, this is a proven, high level, fun and immersive event for forward thinking women who want to advance their leadership skills, expand their networks and keep up to date with the latest tech trends impacting Australia and the rest of the world. 


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ABSIA recently sought nominations of interest from Members to join three of the OpenPEPPOL eDelivery Community Working Groups. ABSIA now has a representative for each of the working groups and ABSIA Members now comprise 23% of the groups.


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ABSIA and the Trans-Tasman Business Circle have come together to organise a Study Tour to Singapore from 5-8 November 2019. This Study Tour will cove attendance to the first Exchange Summit in Asia Pacific, opportunities to meet with government, enterprise and small businesses who have implemented e-Invoicing in Singapore. There is the option to extend to Kuala Lumpur and learn about opportunities in Malaysia and more broadly across ASEAN. 


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Past Events News

ABSIA will be hosting a Security SIG Webinar on Monday 8 July at 1pm (AEST) with guest Tom Crampton from Trusted Impact. This webinar is for ABSIA Members and Security SIG Members only. 


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ABSIA's 2019 Annual Conference will delve into current and future opportunities for digital business and what this looks like both on a national and global scale in a digital economy. Do you have an idea for a presentation that might work well under 'Digital Business, Digital Economy'? We would love to hear from you. 


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ABSIA's Head of Government Partnerships, Karen Lay-Brew, recently spoke on behalf of ABSIA about what the decision to use the international standard PEPPOL means for Australian and New Zealand DSPs by drawing from the international experiences of European and other countries who have incentivised their economies to adopt e-Invoicing.


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ABSIA is pleased to announce that OpenPEPPOL recently approved our association in the observer member category. In return, OpenPEPPOL have also joined ABSIA as a Gold or 'Non-Developer' Member.


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ABSIA Member, Rick Harvey from Layer Security, recently represented ABSIA at OpenPEPPOL's General Assembly (GA) and community meetings in Brussels. Presenting to the ABSIA Board at our recent meeting, Rick spoke about his experience at the GA.


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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) has released a Small Business Snapshot featuring the most significant benefits for small business from the Federal Budget. This includes information on tax cuts, the instant asset write-off, increased infrastructure spending and investment in apprenticeships. 


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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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News Past Events

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.


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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.


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