This page provides information for state and territory health departments involved in collecting and transmitting data for the National Opioid Pharmacotherapy Statistics Annual Data (NOPSAD) collection.

When do I submit data?

The timetable for data submissions for the 2023 collection is outlined below. Final sign-off of your data submission is due in November 2023.



Key dates

Formal request to jurisdictions for data submissions for the 2023 collection


1 September 2023

2023 NOPSAD Validata tool made available to jurisdictions


1 September 2023

Initial submission due to the AIHW


12 October 2023

Processing of submissions, data cleaning and review of data



October/November 2023

Jurisdictions provide final sign-off for 2023 data submissions


30 November 2023


Were there any changes for the 2023 collection?

Yes; data submissions will now be loaded using the NOPSAD Validata tool.

Where do I find data collection and submission materials?

Who do I contact for further information?

Please direct all enquiries to [email protected]