DSB | End of Week Wrap Up | 20th of May 2022

Dear Consumer Data Right participants and other interested parties,

Happy Friday all, here is the end of the week update for the Consumer Data Standards.

News and Announcements

Latest Standards, Consumer Experience, tooling and Consumer Data Right announcements.


Caretaker Role

The Government is now in a caretaker role as the election has been called. Information on the https://consumerdatastandards.gov.au/ website will be published in accordance with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Guidance on Caretaker Conventions. No election-related material will be available on this website. Please see the relevant minister's or party’s website for more information on election-related material.

"During the caretaker period, the business of government continues and ordinary matters of administration still need to be addressed.", from Section 2.4 of the Caretaker Convention Guidelines.

The making and amending of the non-legislative Data Standard instruments are considered an ordinary matter of administration.


Offline customer CX Guidelines and artefacts

General updates and slight revisions to the CX Guidelines to accommodate the energy sector, including guidance for ‘offline customers’. Refer to CX artefacts and guidelines for data holders:

CX Checklist on website updated to reflect additions above. For more details, refer to the change log.


Authorisation and Approval Withdrawal CX Guidelines and artefacts

General updates and slight revisions to the CX Guidelines to accommodate the energy sector:

CX Checklist on website updated to reflect additions above. For more details, refer to the change log.


Downloadable CX Checklist

CX Checklist reflecting v1.16.1 changes available as downloadable xlsx and csv files.


CDR Test Documentation

The Data Standards Body is proud to introduce the CDR Test Documentation. The Test Documentation is a new resource designed to assist participants develop their APIs.

Please note this documentation is an early iteration and is not complete. The DSB is looking for feedback from the CDR Community on the value this adds to their development processes and what they would like to see next. Please remember to watch the repository if you're interested in updates or contributing.

Presentation slides from the 19th of May 2022 CDR Implementation Call: https://consumerdatastandards.gov.au/sites/consumerdatastandards.gov.au/files/2022-05/20220519%20CDR%20Test%20Documentation%20-%20CDR%20Implementation%20Call.pdf

Documentation link: https://consumerdatastandardsaustralia.github.io/standards-testing/latest/

GitHub repo: https://github.com/ConsumerDataStandardsAustralia/standards-testing


Holistic Feedback for the 11th Maintenance Iteration

A Change Request has been created to simplify the raising of minor changes, such as text corrections or description clarifications, that are not really material to the standards but do have real impact of readability and clarity. We invite the Community to raise their proposed changes or requests fitting this criteria in the GitHub issue below.

Link: https://github.com/ConsumerDataStandardsAustralia/standards-maintenance/issues/511


New Data Standards Body Video

On the 18th of May a new video [24] CDS Consultation Process - with James Bligh; narrated by Neale Morison (18/05/2022).

Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWHqzNqyRsk70Xy3pjP61sg


11th Maintenance Iteration

The 11th Maintenance Iteration will meet on the 25th of May 2022 @ 2:00PM AEST. Agenda will be sent to the invitees prior to the meet.


Next weeks To-Do

Coming up next week to keep the CDR Community on top of events, consultations closing and working groups:


Decision Proposals and Noting Papers

A list of the current open Decision Proposals:

Cross Sectors

Banking Sector

  • None at the moment.

Energy Sector

  • None at the moment.

Noting Papers

Please be aware of a number of Noting Papers available for review on the Consumer Data Standards GitHub repository.

Workshops and Events

Find all our events here: https://consumerdatastandards.gov.au/events/

Coming soon.


CDR Implementation Call

Regularly held on a weekly basis and enables all community members access to subject matter experts from the ACCC and Data Standards Body. If you would like an invitation please reach out to contact@consumerdatastandards.gov.au


Maintenance Iterations

The 11th Maintenance Iteration is currently underway. The working group meet on a fortnightly basis.

You can find out more about the phases and scope of the Maintenance Iterations here: https://github.com/ConsumerDataStandardsAustralia/standards-maintenance. If you would like an invite please reach out to contact@consumerdatastandards.gov.au


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