Accreditation

To participate in the Data Availability and Transparency Act 2022 Scheme (DATA Scheme) you need to be accredited. Australian, state and territory government agencies as well as Australian universities can apply to the Office of the National Data Commissioner for accreditation as:

  • A data user, allowing you to request data from Australian government agencies, and/or
  • A data service provider, allowing you to provide data services to Australian Government agencies to help them share data with users.

Australian, state and territory government agencies can apply for accreditation from June 2022.

Australian universities can apply for accreditation from August 2022.

The Data Availability and Transparency Act 2022 commenced on 1 April 2022.