Reforming the national data system infographic
Consumer Data Right
Led by the Treasury
Right for Customers
Consumer data access and transfer rights to improve competition and consumer choice.
Close collaboration with industry
A new Data Standards Body will facilitate collaboration on data access and transfer standards within designated industry sectors, the technology community, consumer groups and privacy advocates.
New data sharing and release arrangements
Led by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Digital Transformation
Improve Australia's current data system
Address existing barriers, such as lack of standardised and transparent approaches to data sharing and release, and unnecessarily complex data access processes.
Improved access to public data
Further increase the value that is derived from Australia's public data.
A new Data Sharing and Release Act will establish the new Data Sharing and Release institutional and governance arrangements.
National Data Commissioner (NDC)
A National Data Commissioner to oversee and monitor the integrity of Australia's data system. The NDC will engage widely with the public; provide guidance to promote technical best practice and ethical users of data; and drive cultural change towards greater use and reuse of data.
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