Research Data Management

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Humanities Networked Infrastructure (HuNI)

Licenced Datasets

Western Sydney University has signed agreements with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and  the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) that entitle our researchers to apply free of charge access to the following confidential datasets:

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You may also be interested in the University Library guide to Australian Bureau of Statistics Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF) and TableBuilderCURFs contain the most detailed statistical information available from the ABS and are for researchers and analysts who wish to run their own statistical queries on the data using software packages such as SAS or SPSS.


Visit the University Library guides to Census & Statistics and Statistics for additional resources.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics website provides links to other statistical agencies & related sites around the world.

Open Data Resources

The following list provides a small selection of sources for open data. The data directories listed in the box to the right side of this page offer additional lists of data repositories, which may be useful in your field of research.

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Data Directories

Registry of Research Data Repositories