Australian Information Industry Association
The AIIA makes submissions to a broad range of state and federal parliamentary and government inquiries into policy and legislation that impacts the digital industry, and its ability to deliver productivity benefits to the Australian economy and community.
Recent submissions are shown below.
AIIA Response Senate Committee Future of Work January 2018 (PDF - 488.1 KB)
Tuesday 30 January 2018
Please note that AIIA’s response does not attempt to respond to all elements of the Terms of Reference for this enquiry. We make suggestions throughout the paper for change based on evidence provided by our own research and industry activities of our members.
NSW ICT Short Form Contract Review (PDF - 283.1 KB)
Thursday 25 January 2018
AIIA Feedback to DFSI on new Short Form ICT Agreement
NSW Cyber Security Stakeholder Feedback (PDF - 386.3 KB)
Thursday 30 November 2017
Leveraging insights yielded from extensive industry consultation, the NSW Department of Industry has developed a Government-led and industry-driven Strategy to grow the NSW cyber security industry.
The Digital Economy: Opening up the conversation (PDF - 1.2 MB)
Thursday 30 November 2017
This submission is a joint response by the Australian Information Industry Association, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association and the Communications Alliance (the Associations). The three Associations collectively represent the bulk of Australia’s $100 billion ICT industry.
Industry peak bodies DIPP Policy guidance DOD (WORD - 28.2 KB)
Tuesday 14 November 2017
Defence is developing a Defence Industry Participation Policy (DIPP) for release by the Ministers for Defence and Defence Industry in the first half of 2018.
Growing the pie (PDF - 541.7 KB)
Wednesday 1 November 2017
Although we do a lot of work not a lot of members are aware of the business opportunities we make available or policy wins that members can take advantage of.
AIIA joint letter on Basel Technical Guidelines (PDF - 261.9 KB)
Monday 30 October 2017
AIIA co-signed a letter to the Basel Secretariat regarding on-going concerns about the definition of e-waste, what to do with obsolete technologies and more.
PM's ACCS - Working Group Agenda - IoT (PDF - 263.4 KB)
Monday 16 October 2017
The industry working group was tasked to address the following: “Security has been a low priority for IoT developers. Can we make the IoT devices more secure? This Working Group will consider cyber security standards / certification for IoT devices to provide greater assurance for home users and on a national level. Could be usefully developed in cooperation with the IoT Alliance group”.
Skills for today, Jobs for tomorrow (PDF - 10.6 MB)
Tuesday 19 September 2017
AIIA Digital Delivery of Government Services Response (PDF - 264.3 KB)
Sunday 10 September 2017
AIIA welcomes the opportunity to input to the Finance and Administration Reference Committee Inquiry into Digital Delivery of Government Services. AIIA has provided responses previously on a range of issues related to the delivery of government services and specifically digital government service delivery. On this occasion AIIA would like to make observations in six key areas impacting the effectiveness of current arrangements.
PM's ACCS - Working Group Agenda - Network Threat Blocking (PDF - 196.3 KB)
Friday 1 September 2017
This Working Group will consider the feasibility, implications and options for blocking threats before they can spread across Australia’s domestic networks. The goal is to reduce cybercrime targeting businesses – particularly SMEs – communities and individuals.
AIIA Submission to the APEC CBPR (PDF - 445.4 KB)
Wednesday 26 July 2017
AIIA urges the Government to take a leadership role by clearly indicating its intention to participate in the APEC CBPR system without delay.
Wednesday 12 July 2017
AIIA appreciates the opportunity to comment on this important issue. We support in principal, a mandatory serious data breach notification scheme.
AIIA response to proposed changes to 457 visa arrangements (PDF - 306.3 KB)
Thursday 25 May 2017
The longstanding 457 visa programme has made an important contribution to productivity growth in Australia and in the case of the ICT sector, has been essential to addressing the genuine gap that currently exists between the domestic supply and demand of ICT and new digital technology skills. Individuals who hold 457 visas not only fill real and immediate needs within ICT organisations, but have proven to also make a significant and positive contribution to the Australian economy generating more revenue than cost.
Wednesday 26 April 2017