SA-NT DataLink
Supporting health, social and economic research, education and policy in South Australia and the Northern Territory.

  

Available Datasets

 SA NT DataLink links records generated by datasets from the Master Linkage Map.  Data Custodians provide updates of data for linkage (e.g. name, date of birth, sex, address) to enable SA NT DataLink to maintain the Master Linkage Map of linkages across variious datasets in accordance with the conditions in the Deed of Agreement/Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between SA NT DataLink and the Data Custodians.

Printable list of datasets and the years for which the data is available (as at 22/05/2018).

  

Summary of Data Available for Linked Research Studies
 

Dataset Data Custodian / Delegate Data Quality Statement available Metadata available Supplementary Data Request Form required Additional Confidentiality Agreement required

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DATASETS

South Australia Cancer Registry

from 1/1/2000-latest available

Dr Katina D'Onise

SA Health

Yes Under Development No No

Women's and Children's Health Network Child Health Record

from 1/1/1999-latest available


A/Director Health Informatics, Planning, Performance Outcomes

Under Development Data elements provided on request No No

South Australia Dental Service (SADS)

from 1/1/1994-latest available

Dr Andrew Chartier

Director, Evaluation & Research Unit

SA Dental Service

Yes Data elements provided on request No No

South Australia Emergency Department Data Collection (EDDC)

from 1/7/2003-latest available

Ms Tina Hardin

A/Director, Information Management and Reporting Services

SA Health

Yes Link to Reference Manual
No Yes

South Australia Inpatient Hospital Separations (ISAAC)

from 1/7/2001-latest available

Ms Tina Hardin

A/Director, Information Management and Reporting Services

SA Health

Yes Link to Reference Manual No Yes

South Australia Public School Enrolments (Census)

from 1/8/2004-latest available

Mr Ben Temperly

Executive Director, Strategy and Performance

Department for Education and Child Development (DECD)

Yes Provided on Request Yes No

NAPLAN*

since 2008

Mr Ben Temperly

Executive Director, Strategy and Performance

Department for Education and Child Development

Under Development Under Development Yes No

South Australia Child Protection

from 1/1/1991-latest available

C/- Ms Julie Petersen

A/Manager Service Development, SA Department for Child Protection

Under Development Under Development No No

South Australian Births Registry

from 1/1/1944-latest available

Ms Helen Paues

Operations Manager/Registrar Registration Branch, SA Consumer and Business Services

Under Development Provided on Request
No Yes

South Australian Deaths Registry

from 1/1/1990-latest available

Ms Helen Paues

Operations Manager/Registrar

Registration Branch, SA Consumer and Business Services

Under Development Provided on Request
No Yes

South Australian Perinatal Statistics Collection

from 1/1/1998-latest available

Dr Katina D'Onise

SA Health

Yes

Perinatal Database Guidelines

1994 Validation report

No No

SA Cervical Screening

from 1/1/1993-latest available

ATSI

Jackie Ah Kit

Director Aboriginal Health division

Sharon Clarke

Snr Project Officer

ATSI Well Women's Screening Program/SA Cx Screening Program

   

Mainstream and CALD

Jenny Munro

Program Manager

SA Cervix Screening Program 

 

Under Development

Under Development

Yes

No

 

NORTHERN TERRITORY DATASETS

 

Northern Territory Births Registry

From 1868 - latest available

Wendy Endenburg

Senior Deputy Registrar - General for Births, Deaths and Marriages

Yes Provided upon request No No

Northern Territory Deaths Registry

From 1870 - latest available

Wendy Endenburg

Senior Deputy Registrar - General for Births, Deaths and Marriages

Yes Provided upon request No  No

Northern Territory Perinatal Trends

From 1986 - latest available

Chief Health Officer

NT Department of Health

Yes Provided upon request
No  No

Northern Territory Child Protection

From 1998 - latest available

Executive Officer

Department of Children and Families

Yes Provided upon request No  No

Northern Territory Inpatient Activity

From 2000 - latest available

Director, Systems Performance

NT Department of Health

Under development No No No

Northern Territory Client Master Index

 

n/a

This is not a dataset for research use (used to access NT Public Health Department records

n/a n/a n/a  n/a

 

COMMONWEALTH DATASETS

 

Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)

2009, 2012, 2015

Mr Rod Hurley

A/Director, AEDC Production and Operations, Australian Govt Department of Education and Training

Under Development Yes Yes Yes

*NAPLAN data can be linked by the Department for Education and Child Development via the public school enrolments dataset.  NAPLAN results are available from 2008 onwards (Year 3,5,7,9).

 ** Metadata relating to some of these datasets can be sourced from METeOR, the Australian Insitute for Health and Welfare's repository for national metadata standards for the data from health, community services and housing assistance sectors. 

Looking for a specific Dataset? New datasets can be added to the Master Linkage File with the assistance of SA NT Datalink Client Services. 

View the diagram available to help guide through the approval process for accessing new datasets.  Please send all your enquiries to SA NT DataLink.