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Government API documentation and standards - prior work in Australian jurisdictions


Noting prior work in this space, the following could be useful background reading for newcomers to this community:


Thanks @gordon.grace

We’re also working on a Digital Exchange Playbook to help anyone who is new to the whole api / data exchange concept and is looking for help on things like:

  • working out a governance model
  • choosing technologies
  • making decisions collaboratively


I’m not sure if the DTA specifically had APIs in mind when they were creating the Digital Service Standard, but Criterion 7. Use open standards and common platforms seems applicable.


Using common platforms is good.
Building reusable platforms is better :wink: