The Technical Working Group

About Us

The Technical Working Group is a representative group of software and services industry expertise. Its job is to select a message exchange protocol and associated technical capacity for eInvoicing and to advise Council on the eInvoicing interoperability framework.

This includes advice on:

  • an appropriate message exchange protocol for eInvoicing that includes these attributes
    • Interoperability;
    • Security;
    • Assurance; and
    • Scalability and Performance;
  • ensuring that whatever the selected model that it is inclusive of capacity to allow a three corner model and a two corner model;
  • ensuring freedom for buyers and suppliers to either engage with any access provider or implement their own access points for sending and receiving electronic documents to any organisation;
  • delivering a capacity for dynamic (real time) discovery of the digital address of receivers of eInvoicing;
  • and assessing that the protocols for service location and capability lookups have sufficient attributes allowing Interoperability, security and scalability and performance.

Download the Technical Working Group Terms of Reference here

Members

Chair:  Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Participants: (current as at 22 February 2017)

  • Appstablishment
  • Australian Business Software Industry Association (ABSIA)
  • Basware
  • ComplianceTest
  • Computershare
  • IBM
  • MessageXchange
  • MYOB
  • Oban Solutions
  • Ozedi
  • Payreq
  • Qvalent
  • Reckon
  • SAP
  • Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Xero

REST Sub-Group

REST Sub-Group The REST Sub-Group is a working sub-committee of the Technical Working Group responsible for investigating the viable use of REST as a complementary messaging standard.

This includes advice on:

  • an appropriate REST based messaging protocol for eInvoicing that includes these attributes
    • Interoperability;
    • Security;
    • Assurance; and
    • Scalability and Performance;
  • ensuring that the protocol is inclusive of the capacity to support a four corner, three corner model and a two corner model;
  • and a standardisation strategy to ensure any developments align with international standards.

Download the REST Sub-Group Terms of Reference here

Members

Group Leader: Steve Capell (Compliance Test)

Participants: (current as at 22 February 2017)

  • MYOB
  • SAP
  • Qvalent