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Gatekeeper (Public Key Infrastructure)

As of 1 July 2015, ‘Gatekeeper’ is now the responsibility of the Digital Transformation Office

Gatekeeper Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Framework

Submissions on the draft 2014 Gatekeeper Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Framework closed on 28 March 2015  The Department of Finance would like to thank those who provided feedback and advise that submissions are now being reviewed. Following the review, Finance will seek endorsement from the appropriate governance body and the new Gatekeeper PKI Framework will be released. Until such time, applicants seeking to undergo Accreditation should contact the Gatekeeper Team to discuss appropriate accreditation requirements.


Gatekeeper is the Australian Government's strategy for the use of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) as a key enabler for the delivery of online government services.

Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for further information about the Gatekeeper PKI Framework.


Complete list of Gatekeeper documentation

Documents relating to security:

Gatekeeper is a registered trademark.

Gatekeeper Team Contact Information


Tel: +61 (0)2 6215 1544
Fax: +61 (0)2 6215 1659

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