This paper provides a broad overview of the nature of data linkage, highlights possible uses in the VET sector and reviews key challenges data linkage presents as a research methodology. Using the insights gained from past data linkage projects and taking into account the privacy...
The Australian government has released this response to the independent review, agreeing without qualification to thirteen recommendations and agreeing in-principle to the remaining recommendation. The response also acknowledges the excellent work of Professor Peter Shergold and the review panel.
Data and analytics are transforming the global economy and the public and private sectors in Australia need to have a greater focus on the workforce, security and ethical implications, according to CEDA’s 2018 economic and political overview.
This technical paper provides a brief overview of the estimation methodology employed in the National Apprentice and Trainee Collection, background information on the initiative to undertake timely reviews of the estimation methodology and instructions on the operation of the estimates review dashboard.
This working paper presents findings of Stage 3 and 4 of the National Maternity Data Development Project, which was established in response to the National Maternity Services Plan.
Open Banking has the potential to transform the way in which customers use and benefit from the banking system. This final report makes fifty recommendations, on the regulatory framework, the type of banking data in scope, privacy and security safeguards for banking customers, the data...
Ever thought about why it is vital that organisations like APO exist? This article examines digital government information preservation initiatives in the United States.
Although librarians initially hoped institutional repositories (IRs) would grow through researcher self-archiving, practice shows that growth is much more likely through library-directed deposit. Libraries must then find efficient ways to ingest material into their IR to ensure growth and relevance.
This paper reveals findings from the research project around understanding and rethinking what ‘privacy’ means to individuals and IoT designers/developers in the realm of increasing digital connectivity.
International research data networks are critical for progress in many scientific domains and underpin efforts to promote Open Science. At the same time, many of these networks are fragile and the responsibilities for their support and performance are frequently distributed across a variety of different...
There is a large variety of repositories that are responsible for providing long term access to data that is used for research. As data volumes and the demands for more open access to this data increase, these repositories are coming under increasing financial pressures that...
The Census provides a snapshot of employment at August 2016 based on where a person usually lives and, in this case, the electorate level data can assist in analysing variations in employment patterns for an electorate when compared to a larger region. Sub-regions within an...
This report sets out a roadmap of strategies and tools to help countries produce vital data on education. The digest sets out the measurement challenges around the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goal 4: a quality education for every child by 2030.
This report examines the relentless growth in the sheer volume of quantitative and qualitative data and analysis, coupled with advancements in data governance and stewardship, which are propelling improvements and innovations at many colleges and universities.
ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims, outlines how the Harper competition reforms and the establishment of an analytics unit within the ACCC will help protect consumers from incidents of e-collusion from the rise of big data.
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released this discussion paper to commence a consultation process to identify profitability measures conducted by electricity and gas network businesses and the data required to calculate these measures.
This report argues that Australia needs to reform the way we collect and use information about patient safety, to reduce the risk of more scandals and tragedies in our hospitals.
The first part of the report provides a background to the Health Professionals Online Service (HPOS) and My Health Record systems. The second part of the report considers issues arising out of the misappropriation of the Medicare card numbers.
This review report identifies options to improve the security of Medicare card numbers within the Department of Human Services' HPOS system, while continuing to support access to health services without unnecessarily increasing the administrative workload faced by health professionals.
This report argues that we need to think about data differently - moving away from ideas of data as a commodity to be bought and sold, and more as a common good that can deliver significant personal and public benefits.