Data access

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Data breaches and cybercrime victimisation

This paper draws on data from a large national survey conducted in 2021 to examine the prevalence of data breaches among Australian computer users and the relationship between data breaches and other forms of cybercrime victimisation.
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'No data about us without us': community responses to the idea of a National Disability Data Asset

Data is increasingly used to direct services, secure funding and influence policy. However, for the disability community in Australia, access to high quality data is significantly lacking. This report captures the perspectives of 40 members of the disability community to the idea of a National...
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Consumer data right: non-bank lending sectoral assessment - final report

The Consumer Data Right (CDR) currently applies to the banking, energy and telecommunication sectors. This assessment report recommends the designation of the non‑bank lending sector for the CDR.
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The value of data in digital-based business models: measurement and economic policy implications

A defining aspect of the digital age is data and its business use. This paper puts data and data investments in a framework amenable to measurement and policy analysis aimed at sharpening our understanding of modern economies.
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Australia’s data-enabled research future: science

This report presents key strategic data-related needs and challenges for science research captured by the Australian Academy of Science through consultations with researchers and other experts across a range of science disciplines.
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Australia’s data-enabled research future: technology and engineering

This project is the result of a partnership between the ARDC, Australia’s five Learned Academies and ACOLA, to ensure Australia can undertake excellent data-enabled research across all fields of research.
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Australia’s data-enabled research future: synthesis report

In 2021, the ARDC partnered with Australia’s five Learned Academies and ACOLA to engage Australia’s greatest minds, the Fellows of the Academies, to develop insights into ensuring all of Australia’s research sector can undertake excellent data-enabled research. This document identifies the key findings from across...
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Australia’s data-enabled research future: the social sciences

The aim of this project was to identify recent developments, opportunities, and priority gaps in Australia’s social science research data ecosystem.
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Biodiversity data: leading the digital journey

Since 2016, The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has led a strong collaboration of senior stakeholders from industry, government, regulators and the science community, to build a data sharing and access culture. This document highlights the digital journey and the achievements that are helping...
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Big data and national security: a guide for Australian policymakers

Data abundance, digital connectivity and ubiquitous technology are redefining national security and the way governments protect individual rights and freedoms. This analysis examines Australia’s policy options in a world defined by big data.
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Digital trade is the way forward for New Zealand

This report provides a preliminary estimate of the costs and benefits of deploying digital trade products and processes for New Zealand.
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Smarter data: the use and utility of administrative data in Victorian courts and tribunals

This report on the use and utility of data in Victorian courts and tribunals adds a critical dimension to the understanding of the data environment, and through it, the opportunities and challenges in its effective application.
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Consumer data right: telecommunications sectoral assessment

This final report informed the 2022 Australian government's expansion of the Consumer Data Right to the telecommunications sector. The Consumer Data Right allows consumers to control the use of their data by trusted third parties.
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Building data capacity in the not-for-profit sector: interim report

The preliminary findings presented in this interim report explore the features of data transformation among representatives of the Australian not-for profit (NFP) sector. This report draws on interviews with representatives from Australian NFP organisations and 13 workshop participants at the Infoxchange Group 'Connecting Up' conference...
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Listening to users and other ideas for building trust in digital trade

This paper argues that if trade policy-makers truly want to achieve data free flow in digital trade they must address public trust and user concerns beyond privacy.
Working paper

Potential social value from data: an application of discrete choice analysis

This paper applies a form of discrete choice experiment, applying it to the question of how public sector controllers of data could estimate the potential social value other users would gain from the data, and also help identify which attributes of the data have particular...
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Unlocking the value of data: exploring the role of data intermediaries

This paper explores the activity of existing data intermediaries (such as data trusts and data exchanges) across different sectors, and considers the role they could play in the future.
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A Canadian framework for data reuse

Data reuse is required to help solve public policy problems in sectors such as education and health care. This paper argues that the time has come for Canada to turn its attention to treating data as a strategic asset, and build a Canadian framework for...
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Open data in action: initiatives during the initial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic

Based on an open call for evidence, this report assesses how open government data (OGD) was used to react and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic during initial stage of the crisis (March-July 2020). It also seeks to transform lessons learned into considerations for policy-makers on...
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Preserve, strengthen and renew in community project report

This report synthesises the main research findings that emerged from the Preserve, Strengthen and Renew in Community (PSR) project.