open it

Did you miss an DSPANZ newsletter?
Click here to view past newsletters.

Have an item you want to contribute to DSPANZ's news?
Find out more here.

Business eInvoicing Right & Supporting eInvoicing Adoption

Business eInvoicing Right & Supporting eInvoicing Adoption

On 14 December 2021, Senator Jane Hume announced that the Government are conducting a consultation on ways to support the business adoption of eInvoicing including the potential introduction of a "Business eInvoicing Right". Learn more about the consultation and how members can get involved in our response.

2021 Reflection and Happy Holidays from DSPANZ

2021 Reflection and Happy Holidays from DSPANZ

Message from DSPANZ President, Simon Foster, reflecting on the year that was and wishing our members and community a happy holidays and all the best for 2022.

Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa

Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa

We provided a submission to the Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa consultation on 10 November 2021. A full copy of this submission can be accessed here.

SSAM Review 2021 Report

SSAM Review 2021 Report

Following the first review of the Security Standard for Add-on Marketplaces or SSAM, DSPANZ worked to produce a report covering the history of the SSAM and the results of the review. Read about the report here.

Consumer Data Right Sponsored Accreditation

Consumer Data Right Sponsored Accreditation

We provided a submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) consultation on the Consumer Data Right sponsored accreditation - information security self assessment and attestation on 8 November 2021. Access a copy of this submission here.

AGM 2021 Outcomes

AGM 2021 Outcomes

DSPANZ held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 21 October 2021 where we welcomed back three current Directors and one past Director as well as passed changes to the Constitution.

Australia's Digital Identity Legislation Submission Phase 3

Australia's Digital Identity Legislation Submission Phase 3

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) Digital Identity Legislation on 27 October 2021. Access a full copy of this submission here.

New Zealand Digital Advisory Group

New Zealand Digital Advisory Group

Introduction to the New Zealand Digital Advisory Group or "DAG", created by Digital Service Providers (DSPs), the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and DSPANZ, to facilitate a better way for DSPs to work alongside IRD.


Webinar Week Recap

Webinar Week Recap

Take a look at what happened during each of the sessions at our second Webinar Week of the year here. Attendees and members will soon have access to each of the recordings and materials.

Big Picture Vision of Australian Tax and Compliance

Big Picture Vision of Australian Tax and Compliance

On 1 September 2021, ATO Second Commissioner Jeremy Hirschhorn delivered the 2021 Pearcey Oration titled "Digital Transformation: Australia as a World Leader" via Zoom. Read more about  the key themes from this address here.

Webinar Week October 2021

Webinar Week October 2021

From the 11 - 15 October, we are hosting another round of daily webinars featuring industry and government speakers. Our guests will cover an eclectic range of topics including industry updates, opportunities and upcoming initiatives. Webinar Week sessions are free for all DSPANZ members. Non members can join for $20 a webinar.

DSPANZ AGM 2021

DSPANZ AGM 2021

The Australian Business Software Industry Association (ABSIA) t/a Digital Service Providers Australia New Zealand (DSPANZ) hereby gives notice of our Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Implementation of an Economy-Wide Consumer Data Right - Strategic Assessment

Implementation of an Economy-Wide Consumer Data Right - Strategic Assessment

DSPANZ provided a submission to Treasury's Implementation of an Economy-Wide Consumer Data Right - Strategic Assessment consultation on 3 September 2021. Access a full copy of this submission here.

Strengthening Australia's Cyber Security Regulations and Incentives

Strengthening Australia's Cyber Security Regulations and Incentives

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Department of Home Affairs' Strengthening Australia's Cyber Security Regulations and Incentives consultation on 27 August 2021. Access a full copy of the submission here.

STP Phase 2 and ECT: Process and Timings Webinar

STP Phase 2 and ECT: Process and Timings Webinar

Join DSPANZ Director Ann White as she covers the extended conformance testing (ECT) process and timing for Single Touch Payroll (STP) Phase 2. The webinar will kick off at 11am AEST and run for approximately 30 minutes before opening up to questions from the audience. This webinar is free for both members and non members..

SSAM Review

SSAM Review

Following the recent review of the Operational Security Framework (OSF) DSPANZ, together with the ATO, will begin the first review of the Security Standard for Add-on Marketplaces (SSAM).

CDR Amendments Version 3 Submission

CDR Amendments Version 3 Submission

DSPANZ provided a submission to Treasury's Consumer Data Right (CDR) Rules Amendments (Version 3) Consultation on 30 July 2021. Find a summary of the submission and access the full copy here.

Digital Identity Legislation Position Paper Submission

Digital Identity Legislation Position Paper Submission

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Digital Transformation Agency's Digital Identity Legislation Position Paper on 16 July 2021. Find a summary of the submission and access a full copy here.

SchoolsHUB Direct Survey

SchoolsHUB Direct Survey

DSPANZ member Capability Wise is assisting the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) to plan the introduction of a new API-based data reporting for non-government schools. Members currently operating in this domain (or those that wish to commence) are encourage to participate in a short 5-minute survey. Find out more and take the survey.

Meet New DSPANZ Members July 2021

Meet New DSPANZ Members July 2021

Get to know our new DSPANZ members, what they do and what excites them about the software industry. 

Operational Framework Review Summary

Operational Framework Review Summary

Learn more about the changes to the Digital Service Provider (DSP) Operational Security Framework (OSF) following its recent review.

New Zealand to Establish Consumer Data Right

New Zealand to Establish Consumer Data Right

The New Zealand Government has recently announced that they will implement a new legislative framework to establish their own Consumer Data Right (CDR).

Attorney-General's Department Releases Regulatory Technology Roadmap

Attorney-General's Department Releases Regulatory Technology Roadmap

The Australian Attorney-General's Department has recently released their regulatory technology roadmap. Learn more about the initiatives included in the roadmap and read it here.

Your Future, Your Super Measure

Your Future, Your Super Measure

The Your Future, Your Super (YFYS) measure has recently passed both Houses of Parliament and will be in effect as of 1 July 2021 with the stapling and benchmarking measures coming into effect on 1 November 2021. DSPANZ is currently engaged with the ATO in the development of the administrative design to support Phase 2 of these changes.

Newsletter

Be the first to hear about the latest business software industry news, updates, and events.


Online Forum

Get involved in the discussion!
Post your comments and have your say!


Go To Forum



Member Directory

Browse through DPSANZ Members and learn more
about them here.


Browse List