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The Security Committee assists and advises on information and cyber security related matters. This includes cyber security standards and issues such as:

  • Operational Security Framework (OSF)
  • Security Standard for Add-on Marketplaces (SSAM)
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Consumer Data Right 

This Committee currently meets monthly. Members can access meeting outcomes and other materials here

Committee Members


Belinda Stewart

Co-Chair

DSPANZ & Paypac

Charles Gillman

Co-Chair

SuperChoice


Chris Phillipou (Frontier Software)
David Martin (Intuit)
Keith Marlow (ELMO Software)
Matthew Prouse (DSPANZ)
Richard Heron (Frontier Software)
Rick Harvey (Layer Security)
Simon Foster (DSPANZ)

Committee Materials 



2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy Legislative Reforms

2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy Legislative Reforms

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Department of Home Affairs' 2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy: Legislative Reforms consultation on 1 March 2024. 

2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy

2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy

The Expert Advisory Board appointed to develop the 2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy released a discussion paper for feedback in February 2023. DSPANZ provided a submission responding to the discussion paper to the Department of Home Affairs on 15 April 2023. 

Privacy Act Review Report

Privacy Act Review Report

The Attorney-General's Department released the Privacy Act Review Report on 16 February. DSPANZ provided a submission responding the report on 31 March 2023. 

National Data Security Action Plan

National Data Security Action Plan

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Department of Home Affairs on the development of Australia's first National Data Security Action Plan on 24 June 2022. Read more and access a full copy of this submission here. 

Proposed Ransomware Reporting Obligation

Proposed Ransomware Reporting Obligation

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Department of Home Affairs on their "Proposed Ransomware Incident Reporting Obligation" fact sheet on 8 April 2022. Access a full copy of this submission here.

Review of SLACIP Bill 2022

Review of SLACIP Bill 2022

We made a submission to the review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) (SLACIP) Bill 2022 on 1 March 2022. Read a summary of this submission and access the PDF copy.

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