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In this blog, James Horton, Open Government Partnership Australia Steering Committee member, uses a cricket analogy to discuss the wider ethical context in the data landscape.


Linking information across different datasets provides insights to guide policy and program information. In the health sector, the insights gained from linking different datasets have led to better health outcomes for Australians. In this blog, former Australian of the Year, Professor Fiona Stanley AC, FAA, FASSA, FAHMS, discusses how linking data across different databases informed policy on folate use to prevent spina bifida and similar serious birth defects.


In this blog, Associate Professor Nicholas Biddle, Associate Director, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, discusses some important insights from analysing socio-demographic and household information alongside a person’s income.