This page provides information for drug treatment agencies, state and territory health departments and those involved in collecting and transmitting data for the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS NMDS).

See links below for further information on agencies funded by the Australian Government Department of Health’s Drug and Alcohol Program (DAP).

When do I submit my data?

The timetable for data submissions for the 2019–20 collection is below. Final submissions are due in November 2020.

Timetable for data submissions for the 2019–20 collection
2020 Who What
August AIHW

AIHW formally request submission for 2019–20 data

2019–20 Validata tool available

October DAP and solely funded PHN agencies Begin 2019–20 submissions to the AIHW
November Jurisdictions Submit clean 2019–20 data through the Validata tool
December Jurisdictions / DAP / solely funded PHN agencies Sign off final 2019–20 data

Data collection and submission documentation

Contact for further information

All enquiries email [email protected].