Australian Government Architecture

Interoperability and APIs

What is Interoperability and APIs?

Interoperability and APIs refers to providing a programming interface or common formats within an agency or between agencies and their partners, in order to allow their services and systems to communicate with each other.


To standardise API practices across government through centralised data exchange platforms, to ensure the high quality and effective management of government data.


This capability is part of the following domain.



The following designs include examples of how digital solutions in this capability can be delivered. has been designed to give technology developers, researchers, and other parties access to a range of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) that can be used to integrate systems access to a range of functions from across government. Note - the current platform has been released as a…
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