Variable lists for individual datasets can be found at the Application Forms page.
Data dictionaries can be found at the Dataset Information page.
Some of the datasets below are stored in the Custodian Administered Research Server (CARES) and can be found at the CARES page.


All datasets are managed in Western Australia unless otherwise indicated with an asterisk (*).


Information by Dataset Source

Department of Health Western Australia Data Collections

Aged Care Assessment Program Emergency Department Data Collection Cancer Registry
July 2003 – June 2010
238,901 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
lauren.melling@health.wa.gov.au
2002- previous month
15,469,355 records
Linked monthly

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Variable list available;
DataRequests.EDDC@health.wa.gov.au
1982 – previous month
375,601 records
Linked monthly

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Variable list available;
richard.trevithick@health.wa.gov.au
Health and Wellbeing Surveillance System Home and Community Care Hospital Morbidity Data Collection
2002 – 2017
79,467 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
Contact to be updated
2004 – 2014
2,584,960 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
lauren.melling@health.wa.gov.au
1980 – previous month
27,724,056 records
Linked monthly

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Variable list available;
vikki.mirosevich@health.wa.gov.au
Mental Health Information System Midwives Notification System Monitoring of Drugs of Dependence System
1966 – 6months ago
19,754,408 records
Linked monthly

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1966 – 2014 (old format, person based)
2014 – 6 months ago (new format, event based)
Variable list available;
jo.harman@health.wa.gov.au
1980 – 2017
1,004,918 records
Linked monthly

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Variable list available;
Maureen.hutchinson@health.wa.gov.au
1998 – mid 2017
871,752 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
susan.gontaszewski@health.wa.gov.au
WA Notifiable Infectious
Diseases Database
WA Register of Developmental
Anomalies – Birth Defects
WA Register of Developmental
Anomalies – Cerebral Palsy
1981 – Sept 2017
502,993 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
carolien.giele@health.wa.gov.au
1980 – March 2017
60,572 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
gareth.baynam@health.wa.gov.au
1980 – March 2017
2,416 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
linda.watson@health.wa.gov.au

Other Health Datasets

Breastscreen Cervical Screening Register Child Development
Service
1989-2015
1,758,170 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
janette.tresham@health.wa.gov.au
1997 to November 2017
5,420,158 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
Jacek.Gonsalves@health.wa.gov.au
May 2008 – December 2018
Over 100,000 annual service events
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
ResearchRequests.CACH@health.wa.gov.au
Drug & Alcohol Office Intellectual Disability:
Exploring Answers Database
Royal Flying Doctors Service
1985 – 2005
34,287 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
trevor.dare@mhc.wa.gov.au
1983 – 2016
50,689 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
jenny.bourke@telethonkids.org.au
July 2000 – June 2017
113,709 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
Contact to be updated
Silver Chain Nursing
Association
St John Ambulance Trauma Registry –
Fiona Stanley Hospital
1983 – June 2018
372,806 records
Linked annually

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
Joanna.Smith@silverchain.org.au
1990 – 2017
4,592,079 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
Research@stjohnambulance.com.au
Jan 2015 – Dec 2015
5,913 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
lisa.welthy@health.wa.gov.au
Trauma Registry –
Fremantle Hospital
Trauma Registry –
Joondalup Hospital
Trauma Registry –
Princess Margaret Hospital
Dec 1996 – Dec 2014
14,824 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
Contact to be updated
Jan 2010 – Dec 2016
10,396 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
porterg@ramsayhealth.com.au
Dec 1997 – Jun 2016
18,591 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
brennan.ta@health.wa.gov.au
Trauma Registry –
Royal Perth Hospital
Trauma Registry –
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Aug 1994 – Dec 2016
102,565 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
maxine.burrell@health.wa.gov.au
Oct 1996 – Dec 2015
14,037 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
SCGHTrauma@health.wa.gov.au

 

Other Government Datasets

Australian Early Development Census* Birth Registrations Cause of Death Unit Record File*
2009, 2012, 2015
861,345 records
No linkage schedule

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This data contains information from across
all states and territories.
WA specific data contains 95,010 records.
Variable list available;
support@AEDC.gov.au
1945- previous month
1,703,972 records
Linked monthly

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Variable list available;
janine.alan@health.wa.gov.au
1969 – 2016
486,413 records
Linked annually

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Please note, the above date range does not
indicate complete data. Please contact the
DLB  for more information.
Variable list available;
data.services@health.wa.gov.au
Death Registrations Electoral Roll Department of Communities
1969 – previous month
525,146 records
Linked monthly

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Variable list available;
janine.alan@health.wa.gov.au
1988 – previous quarter
2,415,822 records
Linked quarterly

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Variable list available;
janine.alan@health.wa.gov.au
1994 – 2015
2,163,262 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
kaija.pay@cpfs.wa.gov.au
Department of Education –
Attendance & Suspension
Department of Education –
WA Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
Department of Education –
National Assessment Program of
Literacy and Numeracy
2008 – 2013
745,155 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
alan.dodson@education.wa.edu.au
1999-2007
731,915 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
Contact to be updated
2008-2013
678,040 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
alan.dodson@education.wa.edu.au
Department of Education –
WA Certificate of Education
Department of Justice –
Courts Data
Department of Justice –
Juvenile Justice
2007 – 2013
212,737 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
Contact to be updated
1993-2015
834,254 records
No linkage schedule

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1993 – 2015 (Higher courts)
2000 – 2015 (Lower courts).
Contact custodian for variable list
information;
1980 – 2014
103,543 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
RAAC@justice.wa.gov.au
Department of Justice –
Adult Justice
Department of Transport –
Licensing Data
Disability Services Commission
1985 – 2014
168,331 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
RAAC@justice.wa.gov.au
1911 – November 2018
2,600,912 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
Christopher.Davers@transport.wa.gov.au
1952 – October 2018
30,348 records
No linkage schedule

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Variable list available;
Abdu.Adem@dsc.wa.gov.au
Insurance Commission WA Injury Claims Main Roads WA WA Police – selected cohorts only
1985 – 2018
1,158,583 records
Linked annually

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Variable list available;
robert.marchesi@icwa.wa.gov.au
1985 – 2017
2,303,374 records
Linked annually

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ICWA Sourced crashes are available from:
2009-2017. 166,948 records.
WAPOL Sourced crashes are available from:
1985-2017. 2,136,426 records
Variable list available;
anthony.maroni@mainroads.wa.gov.au
1970- September 2016
89,267 records
No linkage schedule

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Contact custodian for variable list
information;
nicola.ruprecht@police.wa.gov.au

*Indicated dataset is managed by organisation outside of Western Australia.