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

Governance of SA NT DataLink

In accordance with the SA NT DataLink Consortium Agreement, SA NT DataLink was established in 2009 as the authorised linkage system for South Australia and the Northern Territory. It is governed by the Steering Committee, with representation from all of the Consortium (Joint Venture) member organisations.

SA NT DataLink Steering Committee members and their Consortium member organisations           

Prof. Lyle Palmer (Chair)                 -  The University of Adelaide

Prof. Ian Olver (Deputy Chair)          - University of South Australia

Prof. James Harrison                       - Flinders University

Dr. Michelle Ganzer                         - Northern Territory Government

Assoc. Prof. Caroline Miller             - South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)

Tina Hardin                                     - SA Department for Health and Wellbeing

David Engelhardt                             - SA Department for Education

Currently being revised                   - SA Department for Human Services

Prof. David Roder                            - Cancer Council of South Australia's Beat Cancer Project

Prof. Steve Guthridge                      - Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University

Julia Overton                                  - Health Consumers Alliance of South Australia


Australian Government Funding Partner

The Australian Government's Department of Education and Training provides important financial support from the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). NCRIS funding is provided through the PHRN - Population Health Research Network, with SA NT DataLink reporting to the Australian Government through the PHRN.



The Population Health Research Network (PHRN) Annual Report provides details of the nationwide network of collaborating organisations supporting privacy protected and ethically approved data linkage.