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The most effective government policies, programs and services are informed by accurate, high quality data. The government’s data resides in many locations across agencies, making it hard to find and use for policy research.
The Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA) initiative and its analytical hubs, including the Economic Data and Analysis Network (EDAN), are making better use of administrative data.
The government is investing in DIPA to make better use of the government’s data assets. Through data integration and analysis, DIPA creates new insights into important and complex policy questions.
The DIPA builds on progress made by government data integration projects such as the:
DIPA has established a number of analytical hubs with a focus on economics, environment, education and social services. EDAN is one of these.
EDAN supports DIPA’s vision by:
During 2018-19 EDAN will showcase findings from research on:
Read the Data and integration case studies on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.