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Welcome to the Australian Partner Hub. This locally managed site is curated specifically for our Australian partners to showcase the latest news and resources to help you make the most of your partnership with Microsoft.
To bring you the latest updates, this noticeboard is updated on a weekly basis.
NEW Advanced Specialisation
Partners with an active gold competency who demonstrate deep knowledge in a specific area may seek an advanced specialisation. Check out our new Modern Workplace Advanced Specialisations.
FY21 Competency extension capability in Partner Center – We are offering competency extensions to partners with a competency anniversary dates from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2020. You will need to take this action in Partner Center and pay your competency fee. Learn more here
Check out the VILT Page to see the list of 35 VILTs that are available on-demand.
The skills required to advance your career and earn your spot at the top do not come easily. Now there’s a more rewarding approach to hands-on learning that helps you achieve your goals faster. Learn more at Microsoft Learn.
In response to COVID-19, and the disruption this is bringing to our lives, Microsoft has announced some key updates to certifications, exams and vouchers.
This includes waiving reschedule and cancellation fees if you make the change at least 24 hours prior of your scheduled exam.
You can view the full blog post here.
(NEW) We’re expanding opportunities for partners in the Cloud Solution Provider program – find out more here.
Share the information with your customer on the Microsoft Open License program changes through the customer blog
Microsoft Partner Agreement (MPA) enforcement for Indirect Resellers - Microsoft will begin MPA enforcement for our Indirect Resellers from the 26th of October until the end of November. Indirect Resellers that have not accepted the MPA will be unable to create new customers or place new orders for existing customers in the Cloud Solution Provider Program. Indirect Providers to work with their Indirect Resellers to ensure compliance and to prevent disruptions to provisioning. Refer to our Microsoft Partner Agreement FAQ for more info.
Co-selling with Microsoft – Check out these resources to help you
CSP Community Q&A calls are dedicated to assist CSP Direct Bill and Indirect Partners with questions related to CSP launches and upcoming changes. It is highly recommended that you attend or watch the recording of these calls, to hear of the latest updates.
Empower your companies growth, with Microsoft Partner Investment and Incentives. Get started here
NEW Advanced Specialisation
This one-day partner-led engagement is designed to help customers rapidly deploy remote work scenarios to empower employees to stay connected, while enabling IT to maintain security and control. During the workshop, customers will learn about enabling cloud identity, and receive guidance about rapid deployment of Teams, the Teams adoption kit, and secure access to Teams. Learn more about the Secure Remote Work Workshop.
Whether you’re a services partner or an ISV, you will learn from different subject matter experts on how Power Platform can help you grow your business. Register for an upcoming session here
Join the conversation with Australian partners in this dedicated zone.
Subscribe to the monthly Australian Partner Newsletter to get the latest news, events and offers
Watch our previous Partner Connect sessions on-demand and register for an upcoming event here
Connect, learn and collaborate with Microsoft and Partners from Australia by accessing the Training and Enablement programs offered on our Partner Readiness Forum.
Stay up to date with the latest partner news from Microsoft Australia.
To stay connected with Microsoft make sure that your details are updated in Partner Center. Select Dashboard on the top right and assign user roles across your organisation. This will ensure the right people in your organisation receive newsletters and information about upcoming webinars to keep you connected.
Connect with the local Microsoft One Commercial Partner team to cover key information about commercial changes, new programs, upcoming events and the opportunity to ask questions to our presenters.
Watch the recordings of our FY21 Strategy Lift Off Session, which covers our key priorities and strategy for each solution area, Industry, Surface and Small, Medium, Corporate.
Connect with the Microsoft Partner Community to learn more about the benefits of building partnerships. Get real-world answers to your questions and find new ways to grow your business.
For the latest local news, updates, training and events.
Use the Partner Engagement form to request a call back from the Microsoft Australia Team.