AUSkeys and the Data Exchange

This task card discusses the following information:

  • What is an AUSkey?
  • Who needs an AUSkey?
  • Requesting access to the Data Exchange
  • AUSkey compatible browsers
  • Clearing your browser’s cache
  • Errors
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lost or forgotten passwords
  • Stay Smart Online

Key highlights

  • AUSkey is managed by the Australian Business Register (ABR).
  • You must be registered with an AUSkey before you can request access to the Data Exchange.
  • Your AUSkey certificate and password will be provided to you via email by your AUSkey Administrator.
  • An AUSkey Administrator is different to a Data Exchange Organisation Administrator.
  • A Data Exchange Organisation Administrator must complete a User access request form and they can then create additional users.
  • Data Exchange Organisation Administrators can create another Data Exchange Organisation Administrator for their organisation.
  • Ensure you have an up to date browser.
  • You will need to apply for a new AUSkey if you lose or forget your AUSkey or get ‘locked out’.
  • Steps should be taken to protect online personal and financial information.



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