Data Collections Linked in All States and Territories

Data Collections Linked in All States and Territories

The following data collections are routinely linked nationally and available:

 

Birth Registrations

Description: Permanent records of all registered births.
Date Ranges: Birth registrations chart
More Information: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, AIHW

Cancer Registry

Description: Cancer case-based registry in which all notifications relating to a particular case of cancer are linked to form a single record
Date Ranges: Cancer registry chart
More Information: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, AIHW

Death Registrations

Description: The Register includes all deaths that occur. Data is obtained from the Death Registration application form provided by funeral director and completed by spouse, partner or relative of deceased and Medical Certificate of Cause of Death and if a perinatal death, a Perinatal Supplement (to cause of Death Certificate), supplied by the certified medical practitioner certifying the death or supplied as a result of a coronial investigation.
Date Ranges: Death registration chart
More Information: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, AIHW

Public Emergency Departments

Description: Data detailing presentations to Emergency Departments (ED) at public hospitals
Date Ranges: Public emergency departments chart
More Information: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, AIHW

Public Hospital Admitted Patients

Description: Data records all inpatient separations (discharges, transfers and deaths) from public and private hospitals 
Date Ranges: Public hospital admitted patients chart
More Information: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, AIHW