The AIHW is committed to providing statistical information that can be used to promote discussion and make decisions on health and welfare services.

Our data is widely used by government, researchers, policymakers and the community for the betterment of all Australians.

As an Australian Government institute, the AIHW is committed to providing accessible and reusable government data to the public as much as possible.

We do so in line with our strong data governance arrangements and the Government’s data privacy and confidentiality requirements.

The AIHW also manages the metadata online registry, METeOR, Australia’s repository for national data standards.