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A-NZ Peppol E-invoicing Showcase
E-invoicing is gathering momentum with a growth in participants across Australia and New Zealand during 2021. Join DSPANZ on Thursday 27 May from 2pm - 3.30pm AEST / 4pm - 5.30pm NZT to hear about what DSPANZ members and the Australian and New Zealand governments are doing to bring Peppol e-invoicing to businesses and government agencies on both sides of the Tasman.
MBR Transitional Application Periods
We made a submission to the consultation on transitional application periods for the Modernising Business Registers Program on 16 April 2021. Access a copy of this submission here.
MBR Draft Data Standard & Disclosure Framework
We provided a submission on the draft data standard and disclosure framework for the Modernising Business Registers Program on 1 April 2021. Access a copy of this submission here.
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.
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.
Review of Security Legislation Amendment and Security of Critical Infrastructure
ABSIA contributed a submission to the Review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 and Statutory Review of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 on 12 February 2021. Access a full copy of this submission here.
ABSIA Support for MAP Database
On 12 February, ABSIA shared a letter of support for the Modern Awards Pay Database API with the Fair Work Commission to assist in securing funding for the project. Following the completion of the API consultation with our members and industry stakeholders, ABSIA worked with members to produce letters of support for the MAP database API.
Software Industry Welcomes New STP Legislative Instrument
ABSIA welcomes the ATO's release of the new STP Phase 2 legislative instrument which delays the mandatory start date to 1 January 2022 and includes a deferral scheme for developers and employers.
Mandatory E-invoicing for Businesses
ABSIA made a submission to Treasury's Options for mandatory adoption of electronic invoicing by businesses on 18 January 2021. Access a summary and a copy of this submission here.
Digital Identity Legislation Submission
ABSIA submitted to the Digital Transformation Agency's Digital Identity Legislation consultation on 18 December 2020. Access a full copy of this submission here.
Reflecting on 2020 & Happy Holidays
ABSIA would like thank our members and community for their support over the past year and wish them all a happy holiday season. Take a look back on the year that was for ABSIA.
FinTech RegTech Issues Paper 2 Submission
ABSIA made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology issues paper two on 11 December 2020. Access a copy of this submission here.