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Consumer Data Right strategic assessment and telecommunications sectoral assessment papers

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Consultation Type
Consultation Paper

Key Documents

As announced in the Budget 2021-22, Treasury is conducting:

  • a strategic assessment to deliver the roadmap for the economy-wide roll-out of the Consumer Data Right, and
  • a sectoral assessment of the telecommunications sector.

The Government has today commenced consultation on these two assessments. Public consultation papers are now available on the Treasury website. Written submissions are sought from stakeholders on the questions contained in the consultation papers.

Responses to the strategic assessment consultation will inform Treasury’s analysis and advice to the Government about how the CDR should be rolled out. The strategic assessment process will form the foundations of the Government’s CDR Implementation Roadmap.

Responses to the telecommunications sectoral assessment consultation will inform the final report, which the Minister will consider when deciding whether to designate telecommunications as a CDR sector. The telecommunications sectoral assessment is conducted with reference to the criteria set out in section 56AD the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

Related content

Media release announcing telecommunications as the next CDR sector

Consumer Data Right homepage


You can submit responses to this consultation up until 19 August 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this consultation.

While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence 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.

View our submission guidelines for further information.

How To Respond



Address written submissions to:

Consumer Data Right Division
Langton Cres
Parkes ACT 2600