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ABSIA contributes to a variety of industry and government consultations to provide feedback and influence policy for the benefit of the business software industry. 

ABSIA Members are encouraged to contribute to current consultations. Consultations that are currently open for feedback can be found below.

Past submissions can also be found below. 


Current Consultations

Treasury - Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right

Treasury released the Terms of Reference and an Issues Paper for their Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right on 6 March 2020. This inquiry aims to look at:

How the Consumer Data Right could be enhanced and leveraged to boost innovation and competition, and support the development of a safe and efficient digital economy, benefiting Australians and Australia. This includes examining how the Consumer Data Right could be expanded to include 'write' access. 

ABSIA will be preparing a submission, and we are seeking any feedback from Members before 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 3 April. Please contribute any feedback via the Forum or by emailing us

More information and access to the consultation material can be found here



Past ABSIA Submissions

Submission to Release 4 of the TDIF

ABSIA submitted to the 4th release of the Trusted Digital Identity Framework documentation on 5 February 2020. This submission highlighted the need to support SMEs wishing to become accredited under the framework.

| Posted by Maggie Leese
Submission to STP Child Support Inclusion

ABSIA submitted to Treasury's draft legislation for the addition of voluntary reporting of child support deductions and child support garnishee amounts to STP reporting on 5 February 2020.

| Posted by Maggie Leese
FinTech & RegTech Submission

ABSIA submitted to the Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology's issues paper on 31 December 2019. 

| Posted by Maggie Leese


Is there a consultation you would like ABSIA to contribute to? Please contact us with the consultation details.