Materials on this page are available for download. Please acknowledge the Data Linkage Branch as a source where applicable.

Data Linkage Access and Charging Policy

Access to linked data is granted to Data Applicants who meet the requirements of the Data Linkage Access and Charging Policy.

View the Access and Charging Policy (PDF, 370KB)

For queries relating to the DLB Access and Charging Policy, please contact DataServices@health.wa.gov.au.

Practice Code for the Use of Personal Health Information

All Data Applicants must read and adhere to the Practice Code for the Use of Personal Health Information

Department of Health Policies

There are several Department of Health policies related to data release which impact on the core data collections. These can be found at:

Information Access and Disclosure Policy

Guidelines for the Release of Data

Data Stewardship and Custodianship Policy

Information Lifecycle Management Policy

WA Health Research Governance Policy and Procedures

WA Health Research Governance and Single Ethical Review Standard Operating Procedures

WA Health Research Governance

Information pertaining to WA Health Research Governance can now be found at http://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Health-for/Researchers-and-educators/Research-governance, this includes:

WA Health Research Governance Framework

Multi-centre research

Research governance (lists RGO contact details)

Research governance forms