At our 2021 AGM held on Thursday 21 October, we passed special resolutions to modify the Constitution and held an election for the four
vacant Board positions. As a
result of the election, we welcomed back three current Board Members (Andrew Stirling, Matthew Prouse and
Simone Dixon) and one past Board Member (Mike Behling). We wish to thank outgoing Directors Sreeni Pillamarri and Brad Stockman for their
contributions to the Board over the past few years.
Over August and September, we worked with NZ DSPs and the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) to create the New Zealand Digital Advisory
Group - more affectionately known as the "DAG". Learn more about the DAG and
how it came about.
All of the recordings, slides and transcripts from each of the webinars held at Webinar Week are now available to all members and the non
members who participated in Webinar Week. Non members will have until Friday 26 November to access the materials before
they are only available to
members. If you missed Webinar Week, take a
look at our recap
to catch up on all the action.
DSPANZ provided a submission to the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) Digital Identity Legislation on 27 October 2021. We
welcomed the introduction of
the digital identity legislation and thanked the DTA for engaging with us throughout the year to better
understand DSP use cases.
The ACCC has officially granted the Gateway Network Governance Body (GNGB) the authorisation for their revised MoU for a ten year
period. This was an excellent result which protects Co-Sponsors (including DSPANZ) and Gateway
Operators for a significant period of
time and enables the GNGB to continue making an impact over the long term.
Later this month and into December, we're looking to host casual Christmas catch up drinks in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and
Sydney. Once we have confirmed the dates and locations, we'll let you know. So keep an eye out if you're interested in coming