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ABSIA is now DSPANZ

ABSIA is now DSPANZ

Over the weekend, ABSIA rebranded as the Association of Digital Service Providers Australia New Zealand or DSPANZ (dee-spanz) for short. Our new name and branding is public acknowledgment of the increasingly central role our organisation plays in supporting software developers in Australia and New Zealand. 

Webinar Week

Webinar Week

ABSIA's Webinar Week is being held from 22 - 26 March 2021. Each day we will joined by industry and government speakers for live and interactive webinars. Members can access the recordings and materials from these sessions here.

Modernising Business Communications

Modernising Business Communications

ABSIA submitted to the Treasury's Modernising Business Communications - Improving the Technology Neutrality of Treasury Portfolio Laws consultation on 28 February. This submission outlined ABSIA's support for the work to make relevant legislation technology neutral. 


Become a DSPANZ Member

Our mission is to support our members to inform government policies and develop solutions that optimise business and economic outcomes in New Zealand and Australia.

We do this by:


Helping our members to stay abreast of industry issues and share their knowledge


Communicating with our members and government stakeholders about trends, issues and opportunities in ways that are most relevant to them


Providing members with professional development opportunities that enhance the industry's capacity and reputation


Facilitating and contributing to government consultations with industry


Representing and advocating for our members in key conversations with government agencies


Promoting world class APIs, cyber security and interoperable open standards to business and government stakeholders  

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Our Members

Our members range from large, well established companies through to new and nimble innovators who are working at the cutting edge of business software and app development on both sides of the Tasman.

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