Health research

Data access

The Department of Health can provide data from DoH collections for service provision information, epidemiological analysis and health related research at a detailed level (while meeting privacy requirements) to researchers to support a better understanding of the health of Territorians and measures which can assist in improving that health.

To apply for access to de-identified administrative data sets, researchers should consult the following links:

Data requests should be directed to the relevant health data custodians before proceeding with the application process.

If you are requesting data from more than one DoH Data Collection, your project will require linkage services. For further information please refer to the Research data website or RGO office.

For further information about data from Central Australia Health Service collections, please refer to the Research in Central Australia Health Service site.

For information regarding statistics this can be found at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Open Government data provides an easy way to find, access and reuse public datasets from the Australian Government.

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Last updated: 29 November 2019

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