The Data Linkage Branch (DLB) holds a wealth of data and a variety of information and resources for potential Data Applicants and Providers.

The WA Data Linkage System (WADLS) is a system of linkages within and between identifying information from a range of Data Collections, and is maintained and operated by the Data Linkage Branch (DLB). To see a snapshot of what datasets are currently linked via the WADLS, visit theĀ WADLS page

The Custodian Administered Research Extract Server (CARES) is a database containing snapshots of content data from a range of participating Data Collections, and is used by DLB to administer extractions of linked content data on their behalf. To learn more about CARES, visit the CARES page.

For information on how to facilitate linkage of a new data set, and for information on what is required for linkage a new data set, visit our our Information for Data Providers page.

For a full list of the data sets we have linked, visit our available datasets page.