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Publishing Data

Automated Publishing

Automated Publishing has built-in capabilities to enable custodians processes in automating the publication of datasets through either:

Contact the support team at to discuss setting up a harvest schedule.

Documentation on the API can be found within the official CKAN API documentation as this is the Data Management System is built upon.

Before commencing your own development of an application to hook into our API, it is recommended to do the following:

  • Create an API Token
    1. Navigate to Profile and select API Tokens
    2. Enter a name for the API Token
    3. Select Create API Token
    4. The system will generate you an API Token and display on the screen
    5. Please note: this API Token will only appear once and cannot be viewed again.

  • Manually publish the dataset once to retrieve the URL address

Basic examples of various applications utilising the API can be found on our GitHub page