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Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right: Issues Paper

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Issues Paper

Key Documents

In January the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, announced an Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right (the Inquiry), to be led by Mr Scott Farrell. The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry are available on the Treasury website.

On 6 March 2020, the Inquiry released an Issues Paper for consultation.

The Inquiry is looking at how the Consumer Data Right could be enhanced and leveraged to boost innovation and competition, and support the development of a safe and efficient digital economy, benefiting Australians and Australia. This includes examining how the Consumer Data Right could be expanded to include ‘write’ access.


Interested parties are invited to make submissions on any or all issues raised by the Issues Paper or the Inquiry’s Terms of Reference.

The closing date for submissions is 23 April 2020.

Details about how to make a submission are set out in the Issues Paper.

Publication of submissions and confidentiality

All information (including name and address details) contained in formal submissions will be made available to the public on the Australian Treasury website, unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain confidential. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain confidential should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

How To Respond



Address written submissions to:

Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right
The Treasury
Langton Crescent
Parkes ACT 2600