Policy and Standards

DataVic Access Policy

DataVic Access Policy

Publicly accessible APIs in the Developer.Vic portal are made available in accordance with the DataVic Access Policy

The DataVic Access Policy encourages Victorian agencies to make datasets freely available to the public, where possible. The Policy was developed to enable public access to government data to support research and education, innovation, and improvements in productivity and growth in the Victorian economy.

API Design Standards

We have released draft Design Standards for Victorian Government Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

The API Design Standards promote consistency and interoperability in the development of APIs. They guide users through the design, development, build, and management of APIs.

We welcome feedback on the Design Standards through the GitHub repository, or by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..