DSB | End of Week Wrap Up | 12th of August 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.


Version 1.18.0 of the Consumer Data Standards

Version 1.18.0 of the Consumer Data Standards was published on the 11th of August 2022.

Below is a summary of the changes included in V1.18.0. For a complete view it is recommended to read the Change Log on the Consumer Data Standards: https://consumerdatastandardsaustralia.github.io/standards/includes/releasenotes/releasenotes.1.18.0.html#v1-18-0-release-notes

Decision Proposals

High Level Standards

  • Updated correct links, HTML rendering and incorrect references
  • Updated informative references for CDR and Treasury, ACCC and OAIC
  • Correction to 'should' language in line with RFC2119

API End Points

  • All Sectors
    • Corrected the documentation for x-fapi-auth-date references
    •  Added version schedule for obsolete v1 of the GetSSA API
  • Common
    • Fixed external reference for email format to be "addr-spec".
  • Banking
    • Fixed error codes in GET Transaction Detail API
  • Energy
    • Corrections to GET Generic Plan Detail and GET Energy Account Detail
    • Schema updates for:
      • property value name, conversion to correct TimeString types, update ENUM values for 'days' fields
    • Updated GET Agreed Payment Schedule API
    • Added distributors string array field to EnergyPlan.geography object
    • Made changes to EnergyUsageRead structure of both primary and secondary data holder 
    • Made EnergyPlanControlledLoad into an array and updated structure
  • Register
    • Removed constraint that data holder brands only map to a single industry
  • DCR
    • Fixed the URL for DCR examples to remove an extraneous /register/ path component
  • Admin
    • Clarified that AEMO, AER and DELWP do not need to implement Get Metrics

Information Security Profile

  • A number of corrections to documentation from Issue 511
  • Updates to accommodate JWT transition
  • Get Software Statement Assertion API v1 & v2 has the scope claim explicitly defined
  • Added clarification on algorithm coverage

Consumer Experience

  • Customer data language standards removed from sector-specific banking and energy sections and added to the common area of the CX standards

Link to the Consumer Data Standards: https://consumerdatastandardsaustralia.github.io/standards/index.html


12th Maintenance Iteration next week

The 12th Maintenance Iteration plan to meet next week on Wednesday 17th of August 2022 @ 2:00PM AEST.


Consumer Experience Open Source Assets

New Open Source Assets page for wireframes and working prototypes; included is a ‘how to’ for open source assets and prototype source code.

Link: https://d61cds.notion.site/Open-Source-Assets-9fb38c760b7c447997367ae6a4ba450e


Telco Sector consultations close today

A reminder two Decision Proposals for the Telecommunications Sector close for feedback today:


Decision Proposal 262

This decision proposal contains a recommendation for the candidate URIs and payloads for the Product data cluster for the telecommunications sector.


Next weeks To-Do

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

  • 12th Maintenance Iteration Working Group Call 17th of August 2022 @ 2:00PM AEST
  • CDR Implementation Call 18th of August 2022 @ 3:00PM AEST

Decision Proposals and Noting Papers

A list of the current open Decision Proposals:

Cross Sectors

Banking Sector

  • None at the moment.

Energy Sector

Telecommunications Sector

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/

More 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 12th Maintenance Iteration has commenced on the 20th of July 2022.

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