The DLBData Linkage Branch: the specialist team at the Department of Health who are responsible for developing and maintaining the WA Data Linkage System, performing data linkage, and the facilitation of access to linked data. has created a list of the datasets currently linked as part of the WADLSWestern Australian Data Linkage System: The Western Australian system used to connect available health and other related information for the WA population. This incorporates database tables holding demographic data and linkage keys, and the bespoke tools used by Linkage Staff to process, create, store and retrieve them. infrastructure. The Dataset Menu can be used by applicants to find useful information about each dataset, like the Custodian contact details and whether a variable list is available.

The Dataset Menu can be found here. If you have any suggestions for the list please contact the DLB Project Manager, Alexandra Merchant at alexandra.merchant@health.wa.gov.au