Australian Information Industry Association

  

Open Submissions


AIIA Members are encouraged to participate in the development of AIIA responses to submissions in their areas of interest and expertise.

Current Submissions:

1. Submissions invited to the ACCC Preliminary Report - Digital Platforms Inquiry - Feedback Due 15 February 2019.
All Submissions to platforminquiry@accc.gov.au
2. Small Business Digital Champions Project.
Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash today announced that applications are open for small and family businesses to apply for a digital makeover valued up to $20,000 to help them unlock the potential of technology and strengthen their business. Minister Cash said the Small Business Digital Champions project will create relatable, real-time case studies to inspire and inform small business owners across Australia about how to go digital. "The Small Business Digital Champions project is about helping support small businesses learn the skills and build confidence to embrace digital opportunities."
3. DFAT Inquiry - e-Commerce and Digital Trade
If you would like to contribute to any of these submissions please get in touch with Kishwar - krahman@aiia.com.au

AIIA Response Matrix

The following matrix was developed in conjunction with AIIA's Policy Special Interest Group in order to evaluate how responses and submissions are prioritised.


High Priority

Criteria
Issue directly falls within AIIA’s 5 policy priorities; and
Issue has industry wide and high impact i.e. relevant and important to majority of members/industry as a whole; and
An ability to influence agenda:

- Do we articulate a compelling or unique point of view?

- Do we have (time to collect) robust evidence to support our position?; and a reasonable number of members (3-5) available to:

  • Commit time
  • Provide meaningful comment
  • Do follow up media

Outcome
Adopt high impact strategy which may include a combination of:

  • Formal submission
  • Delegation
  • Letter
  • Other

Medium Priority

Criteria
Issue directly or indirectly falls within AIIA’s 5 policy priorities; and
Issue impacts a reasonable number of members (i.e. estimated to impact at least 15% of members); and

An ability to influence agenda:
Do we articulate a compelling or unique point of view?
Do we have (time to collect) robust evidence to support our position?; and a reasonable number of members (1-3) available to:

  • Commit time
  • Provide meaningful comment

Outcome
Short letter or email response


Low Priority

Criteria
Issue falls indirectly within AIIA’s 5 policy priorities; and
Issue impacts members on an individual level (as opposed to industry wide)

Outcome
No response