The AIHW’s data governance framework  provides details of our strong data governance arrangements, including:

  • a description of key general concepts in data and data governance
  • the legal, regulatory and governance environment in which AIHW operates, including information about AIHW’s compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cwlth) and confidentiality provisions in the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987 (Cwlth)
  • AIHW data governance structures and roles
  • an overview of AIHW data-related policies, procedures and guidelines
  • systems and tools that support AIHW’s data governance arrangements
  • our compliance regimes.

Our data governance arrangements apply to all data we hold, including those:

  • collected and/or enhanced by us
  • collected on our behalf (for example under agreements)
  • obtained from any third party(ies).

Further information

For a briefer overview of our data governance arrangements, see our brochure Data governance—in-brief.

For further information on how we deal with personal information under the Privacy Act, see our Privacy policy.