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released: 14 Jun 2013 author: AIHW

The Council of Australian Governments directed the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the Australian Bureau of Statistics to review past, ongoing and planned data linkage studies that have an Indigenous focus. This document thematically lists these data linkage activities, and is a companion document to the Report on the use of linked data relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

ISBN 978-1-74249-309-1; Cat. no. IHW 91; 52pp.; $11

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Summary

This report contains an alphabetical listing and description of past (published since 1991), current and planned data linkage studies relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The publication provides a brief listing of:

  • the name of the project
  • the names of the investigators
  • the date of the study
  • the jurisdiction where the study is based
  • the datasets used in the study
  • the core issue, or theme, of the study
  • the method of analysis
  • the method or algorithms used or intended to be used to derive Indigenous status information, if required.

This list should be read in conjunction with the National best practice guidelines for data linkage activities relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and its online attachment, Report on the use of linked data relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The list was compiled from consultations with jurisdictional departments and researchers who use linked data relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and from reports and academic journal articles that describe the analysis of linked data relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Recommended citation

AIHW 2013. Thematic list of projects using linked data relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Cat. no. IHW 91. Canberra: AIHW.