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APRA releases draft taxonomy artefacts to assist superannuation entities prepare for APRA Connect

Friday 26 March 2021

On 25 March 2021, APRA released the response paper and 10 final reporting standards for the first phase of its multi-year Superannuation Data Transformation (SDT). The Response Paper and finalised reporting standards are available at: Consultation on APRA's Superannuation Data Transformation.

These new collections will be reported through APRA Connect

APRA has released draft technical information and supporting material relating to superannuation taxonomies to help superannuation entities prepare data for submission on APRA Connect. Final versions of these documents will be available before the external test environment is released to entities in June 2021. 

The draft artefacts include the data dictionary, validations, reporting taxonomy and XSD (to validate files). 

You can access the artefacts on the APRA Connect Taxonomy Artefacts page and download a zip file to extract the file set.

Register now for APRA Connect Taxonomy Artefacts – An Overview webinar on 1 Apr, 2021 at 11:00 AM AEDT for an overview of the artefacts and how they may be used. 

For more information see APRA Connect

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Refer to the APRA Connect support material which includes the Guide and frequently asked questions. Contact the team at

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Log a support request with the Service Desk at and ensure that you include the ABN of the entity the issue relates to.

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