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DSPANZ contributes to a variety of industry and government consultations to provide feedback and influence policy for the benefit of the business software industry. 

DSPANZ Members are encouraged to contribute to current consultations. Consultations that are currently open for feedback can be found below.

Past submissions can also be found below. 



Current Consultations

There are currently no open consultations that we are contributing to. If there is a consultation DSPANZ should be contributing to, contact us. 





Past DSPANZ Submissions


MBR Transitional Application Periods

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

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. 

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. 

Review of Security Legislation Amendment and Security of Critical Infrastructure

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.

Mandatory E-invoicing for Businesses

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

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.


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