Welcome to the PHRN Metadata Platform

Explore datasets from across Australia available for data linkage research

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Birth Registrations

Birth Registries include administrative birth registration information about all children born subsequently registered including stillbirths.
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Perinatal Data

Data records information about pregnancy care, services and outcomes including maternal demographics, antenatal care, labour, delivery and condition of child.
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Emergency Departments

Data detailing presentations to Emergency Departments at public hospitals.
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Hospital Admitted Patients

Data records all inpatient separations (discharges, transfers and deaths) from public hospitals.
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Cancer Registry

Cancer case-based registry in which all notifications relating to a particular case of cancer are linked to form a single record.
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Death Registrations

The Register includes all deaths that occur. Obtained from the Death Registration application form provided by funeral director and completed by spouse, partner or relative of deceased.
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Mental Health

Data records information about mental health care including the assessment, treatment, recovery and care of child and adolescent, adult and older persons in non-admitted settings.
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Notifiable Conditions

This register includes all notifiable infectious diseases and related conditions reported to local public health units or state health departments.
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This portal includes metadata about datasets that are routinely linked and part of the PHRN master linkage key. Other datasets may be available for linkage. Visit the website of the data linkage unit in your jurisdiction for more information.

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