FinTech Voice – January 13 2022, Sponsored by ABF Events

Welcome back and wishing you a happy and prosperous new year. It’s going to be another big year at FinTech Australia with new corporate partner announcements, new initiatives and the new CEO expected to join soon. Watch this space for all the updates. We’re also already through the planning stages of both the Finnie Awards and Intersekt Fintech Festival. If you have any queries please reach out to us.

We continue to support the industry and keep up our pace with the new industry trends and developments. We thank you all for your constant support and feedback.

With respect to policy, updates from late last year. The government has released its latest report on CDR and options to expand and enhance the functionality of the Consumer Data Right. A discussion paper has been released on Privacy Act Consultation. Also, the government is seeking stakeholder views on exposure draft legislation basis the consultation paper on Employee Share Schemes.

Reach out to our team, if you have queries or require any additional information.

Finally, we welcome our newest member this fortnight – DOCUSCAN AUSTRALIA PTY LTD AND WORLDPAY FROM FIS


Rehan D’Almeida
Head of Partnerships and Marketing
FinTech Australia

FINTECH21 Crypto & Blockchain is a boutique showcase of Australia’s leading FinTech (financial technology), crypto, blockchain and emerging tech business products, services presented by leading companies and innovative startups. Engage with innovative and cutting-edge FinTech, Crypto & Blockchain and Emerging Tech products and services to elevate and scale your business! Visitors can register to attend the FINTECH21 exhibitor showcase for free over two days and engage with a range of FinTech & Blockchain products and services during Small Biz WeekClick here for more details and registration.

CDR Report

The Government released its response to the Final Report of the Inquiry into Future Directions for the Consumer Data Right (the Inquiry) following extensive targeted engagement with stakeholders. Check out the Government’s latest response to the report.

Privacy Act Consultation

Based on feedback from our members, we submitted the Online Privacy Bill section last year, available to view here.

Employee Share Schemes

The Government is seeking stakeholder views on exposure draft legislation basis the consultation paper.

📖 Join the Fintech in Vietnam Program delivered by Asialink Business in association with Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) and Austrade starting 10 March 2022 – a comprehensive online training series for Australian business leaders in the Fintech sector who are exploring opportunities to plug-into Vietnam’s fintech market. Learn more about the program and apply today! Use code FINTECHAUS100 for free registration!

💲 FinTech Australia is partnering with FINTECH21a two-day, two-stream program on Blockchain & Crypto and Fintech Trends. Book your tickets for Australia’s largest fintech event of 2022 – 23-24 March 2022. Also, reach out to us for speaking and exhibiting opportunities. Use Code FAU15

Don’t miss all the news and insights from our members and corporate partners from our newsroomPlease also forward announcements, case studies and insights to include in our newsroom.

  • Wisr appoints new Non-Executive Director, Cathryn Lyall, to the Board
  • DiviPay raises $20 million Series A to fortify its full-stack spend management suite for SMEs
  • Fundsquire partners with Railz to offer an integrated, quicker, and transparent funding platform
  • CRCNA and Civic Ledger scaling next generation water markets in Northern Australia
  • EpisodeSix: Winning Strategies to Deliver Digital Banking Customer Journeys
  • UK’s Railsbank spurs embedded finance in Australia
  • Australian payments fintech goes global, with Melbourne-based Verrency


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    June 23
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    September 7 - September 8

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