Application and Ethics

TDLU Guide for Applying for Linked DataThe University of Tasmania Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)
Ethics and Data Linkage Application Checklist National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2023)
Online Application SystemAustralian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, 2018

Privacy and Confidentiality

TDLU Researcher Terms and Conditions
Australian Research Data Commons - Working with sensitive data
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Privacy Information
Australian Bureau of Statistics Five Safes Framework

Dataset Variable Lists

Public Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection
Private Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection
Public Hospital Emergency Department Presentations
RBDM Birth registrations: contact TDLU
RBDM Death registrations: contact TDLU
Cause of Death (Tasmania)
Perinatal Data Collection
Australian Early Development Census (AEDC): contact TDLU
Ambulance Tasmania Emergency Incidents: contact TDLU
Tasmanian Community Mental Health Data Collection
Australia New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (ANZDATA): contact TDLU
Tasmanian Cancer Registry (TCR)
Tasmanian Cancer Registry Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC)
Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry - Tasmania (PCOR-TAS)


Publication - Tasmanian Data Linkage Unit: Supporting innovative research, planning and policy formulation in Australia through the provision of high-quality linked-data services
Population Health Research Network -  Let's Navigate Data Linkage

Data Linkage Units

Australian Capital Territory Centre for Health Record Linkage
Commonwealth Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
New South Wales Centre for Health Record Linkage
Northern Territory SA-NT Datalink
Queensland Queensland Data Linkage
South Australia SA-NT Datalink
Tasmania Tasmanian Data Linkage Unit
Victoria The Centre for Victorian Data Linkage
Western Australia Data Linkage WA
Population Health Research Network


Personal Information Protection Act 2004
Privacy Act 1988


Secure Unified Research Environment
Tasmanian Collaboration for Health Improvement
Data Linkage Symposium 2016
Data Linkage Symposium 2018
Data Linkage Symposium and Workshop 2023