Data sources

A number of data sources related to current or historical veterans’ health studies are held and maintained by the AIHW, on behalf of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or Department of Defence, for access by researchers interested in veterans’ health. These data sources are:

  • Study Roll for Military and Veteran Research
  • British Nuclear Tests Health Study: mortality and cancer incidence
  • Dapsone Study: cancer among Vietnam veterans
  • Female Vietnam Veterans Health Register
  • Gulf War Veterans' Health Study: mortality and cancer incidence
  • Korean War Health Study: mortality and cancer incidence
  • Third Vietnam Veterans Mortality and Cancer Study
  • Vietnam Children's Register/Family Study
  • Vietnam Veterans Health Study
  • Vietnam Veterans Mortality: first study.

Access to these data require approval from the AIHW data custodian, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or Department of Defence data custodian, the AIHW Ethics Committee and the Departments of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs Human Research Ethics Committee (DDVAHREC).