Log in to the Data Exchange web-based portal

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Prior to requesting a Data Exchange web-based portal user account, your organisation must be registered with an AUSkey, and individual account holders within your organisation must be issued an AUSkey certificate.

For more information on setting up an Administrator AUSkey please follow the instructions on the Australian Business Register (ABR) website or speak to your IT Administrator.

To alleviate the need to submit multiple access request forms to the Department, it is recommended that the first person to access the Data Exchange within an organisation should be the designated Administrator. The Administrator will be able to manage user access for the organisation.

Anyone requesting Administrator access will need to complete a User access request form and submit this to the Data Exchange Helpdesk. An organisation will need only one Administrator; however multiple Administrators can be set up if the organisation desires. Once the Administrator account has been created, the Administrator can create additional users, outlets and activities.

If Administrator access to multiple organisations is required, the Administrator will need to obtain a separate AUSkey and email address for each account.

If you are accessing the Data Exchange web-based portal for the first time, you will need to complete six account activation steps. The account activation process only needs to be completed once. Then, as a returning user, you will only need to complete steps 1, 2 and 6.

Step 1

  • Select the Log In button on the Data Exchange website home page.

Figure 1 – The Data Exchange home page

Figure 1 – The Data Exchange home page

Step 2

  • Select the drop down arrow.
  • Select your AUSkey certificate.
  • Enter your password.
  • Select Continue.

Note: Your AUSkey certificate and password will be provided to you via email by your AUSkey Administrator.

Figure 2 – AUSkey Login screen

Figure 2 - AUSkey Login screen

Step 3

  • Type in your email address that matches your AUSkey information.
  • Select Continue.

For Administrators: Use the email address provided on the Data Exchange User Access Request Form.

Figure 3 – Request activation code for Data Exchange screen

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Step 4

You will be sent an email containing your activation code.

  • Enter the activation code.
  • Select Confirm.

Figure 4 – Confirm activation code screen

Figure 4 – Confirm activation code screen

Step 5

When you have confirmed your activation code the Finish screen will display. This confirms that you have completed the account activation process successfully.

Figure 5 – Finish screen

Figure 5 – Finish screen

Step 6

The Data Exchange web-based portal home page will display and you are ready to start entering data.

Figure 6 – Data Exchange web-based portal home screen

Figure 6 - Data Exchange web-based portal home screen