New Data

The Australian Data Archive holds over 6000 datasets from more than 1500 projects and studies from 1838 through until the present day. This section presents some of our most recently published and updated datasets, sorted by release date.

Newly Published Datasets…

Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2019

The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) is Australia’s main source of data for the scientific study of the social attitudes, beliefs and opinions of Australians, how they change over time, …

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‘Yes, I Can!’ adult literacy campaign

This research examined the impact of the ‘Yes, I Can!’adult literacy campaign as a place based justice reinvestment initiative, using both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Interviews conducted …

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Making Futures

Making Futures is a qualitative study of young people’s journeys through the senior years of secondary schooling and into the world beyond. It explores how young people navigate their educational, …

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NSW Supreme Court 1865-1899

Trials on indictment at NSW Supreme Court. Data accessed by the Prosecution Project from court registers. Data includes offender name and sex, date and location of trial, offence, verdict, sentence, …

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Western Australia Supreme Court 1900-1939

Trials on indictment at Western Australian Supreme Court, sourced from court register and police gazettes. Data includes name, sex, offence, trial data, judge, verdict, sentence and some trial reports …

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Recently Updated Datasets…

Western Australia Supreme Court 1862-1899

Trials on indictment at Western Australia Supreme Court, includes data on name of accused, offence, trial date, judge, verdict, sentence and links to Trove (nla.gov.au) digitised newspaper reports. …

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Our Lives Asylum Seekers

This dataset contains project materials and interview transcripts from a qualitative study aiming to undertake a nuanced analysis of phenomena surrounding the acceptance of asylum seekers by …

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Australian Election Study, 2019

The 2019 Australian Election Study is the twelfth in a series of surveys. It covers the respondent’s interest in the election campaign and politics, their past and present political affiliation, …

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Canberra Longitudinal Study

The Canberra and Queanbeyan survey of health and well-being in later life aimed to determine the prevalence of depressive symptoms, depressive disorders, cognitive impairment and dementia in older …

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