Direct to APRA
Direct to APRA (D2A) is a secure and user-friendly electronic data submission system. It enables APRA-regulated financial entities to lodge statutory returns. Data can be manually entered or imported directly from the reporting institutions' information system. D2A submits returns by passing encrypted information to APRA.
The D2A system will be unavailable from Monday2 January Sunday 8 January 2023 due to a planned upgrade to the underlying infrastructure.
Entities will not be able to access or make any submission via D2A during the outage. This includes access to the Extranet and Breach reporting system.
June 2021: APRA-regulated financial entities will need to have D2A version 6.0 to be able to lodge statutory returns to APRA.
February 2020: APRA released an update to D2A version 5.3 to replace AUSkey with myGovID.
December 2020: APRA released D2A version 6.0 which includes security updates, performance improvements and plus a few minor enhancements.
Reporting to APRA
D2A frequently asked questionsD2A frequently asked questions
Validation and derivation rulesValidation and derivation rules
Sending electronic documents to APRASending electronic documents to APRA
Extranet frequently asked questionsExtranet frequently asked questions
D2A system requirementsD2A system requirements
Download and install D2ADownload and install D2A
Common D2A errorsCommon D2A errors
D2A Help GuideD2A Help Guide
D2A and Extranet are replacing AUSkey with myGovID and RAMD2A and Extranet are replacing AUSkey with myGovID and RAM
Plain English Taxonomy
Plain English Taxonomy websitePlain English Taxonomy website
Taxonomy changesTaxonomy changes
Taxonomy development artefactsTaxonomy development artefacts
D2A and XBRLD2A and XBRL
Adopting standard business reportingAdopting standard business reporting
Trademark and copyright
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Direct to APRA communications
Letter to APRA reporting institutions - New version of Direct to APRA (D2A) released - upgrade required by 31 March 2021
Letter sent 2 December 2020
- Please refer to the Common D2A errors page.
- Additional information can be found in the:
- Log a support request with the D2A Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For urgent issues call +61 2 9210 3400 between 9am and 5pm AEST weekdays.
Need help with myGovID?
Refer to the ATO myGovID website.
Need help with data validation rules?
The D2A Help Desk cannot assist with validation errors or warnings in D2A returns. For information on validation rules and guidelines, refer to your industry's Reporting requirements page.
For further enquiries about validation rules, please contact: email@example.com.