Data Integration Involving Commonwealth Data for Statistical and Research Purposes: Governance and Institutional Arrangements - Content

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Endorsed by Portfolio Secretaries 6 October 2010

Building a safe and effective environment for data integration

  1. Cross Portfolio Data Integration Oversight Board
  2. Integrating Authorities
  3. Best practice guidelines
  4. Education and training
  5. Network of Survey Liaison Officers
  6. Register of data integration projects
  7. Secretariat

Transition arrangements


File:Data integration booklet 5.pdf (252Kb)


In 2009, Australian Government Portfolio Secretaries established a Cross Portfolio Statistical Integration Committee, jointly chaired by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Department of Health and Ageing, to create an Australian Government approach to facilitate linkage of social, economic and environmental data for statistical and research purposes.

Cross Portfolio Statistical Integration Committee members were:

  • Attorney-General’s Department
  • Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Australian Public Service Commission
  • Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Department of Finance and Deregulation
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Department of Health and Ageing
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • Department of Infrastructure and Transport
  • Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
  • Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
  • Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs