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ACS calls for submissions - Consumer Cloud Protocol

Monday, 15 Jul 2013

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) today called for submissions on the draft Consumer Cloud Protocol, recently announced by the Commonwealth Government.

The ACS has worked closely with senior industry and ACS stakeholders to prepare a discussion paper.

The paper can be downloaded from

Submissions are invited from all interested parties, including Government, Education, Industry, Business and Consumer stakeholders. 

With the explosion in consumer use of the cloud over the last 2 years, establishing a protocol which better supports government, business and consumers is an essential part of securing Australia’s digital future and ensuring the growing use of Cloud technology delivers the best possible outcome for all Australians. 

As a vendor neutral, independent, member based professional society, the ACS has been instrumental in driving the awareness of cloud issues as part of the wider National Cloud Computing Strategy. 

Submissions are able to be received until 5pm Eastern Standard time on August 19, 2013, and can be submitted to 

For further information, please contact Ms Loretta Johnson on +61 427 790 574 or, or Mr Adam Redman, ACS Head of Policy and External Affairs on +61 2 8296 4450 or at