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…

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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Tasmania Supreme Court 1900-1939

Trials on indictment at Tasmanian Supreme Court from 1900-1939. The data was sourced by the Prosecution Project principally from court registers and record books held at Tasmanian Archives and …

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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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Tasmanian Supreme Court 1850-1899

Trials on indictment at Tasmanian Supreme Court from 1850-1899. The data was sourced by the Prosecution Project principally from court registers and record books held at Tasmanian Archives and …

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Victorian Supreme Court Trials 1890-1899

Trials on indictment at Victorian Supreme Court. Data accessed by the Prosecution Project from registers in the Public Record Office of Victoria. Includes name, offence, trial date and location, …

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Victorian Supreme Court Trials 1880-1889

Trials on indictment at Victorian Supreme Court. Data accessed from registers in the Public Record Office of Victoria. Includes name, offence, trial date and location, judge, verdict, sentence and …

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South Australia Supreme Court 1845-1899

Trials on indictment in the South Australian Supreme Court, 1845-1899. Data collected for the Prosecution Project from court registers and police gazettes. Data includes name and sex of accused, …

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Queensland Supreme Court Trials 1850-1899

Queensland Supreme Court trials by indictment 1850-1899. Prior to the establishment of the Queensland Supreme Court in 1861 this dataset includes trials at the Moreton Bay Circuit of the NSW Supreme …

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Australian Candidate Study, 2019

The Australian Candidate Study surveys are conducted in parallel with the AES surveys of voters, and have been conducted at each federal election since 1987, with the exception of the 1998 election. …

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Recently Updated Datasets…

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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Victorian Supreme Court Trials 1880-1889

Trials on indictment at Victorian Supreme Court. Data accessed from registers in the Public Record Office of Victoria. Includes name, offence, trial date and location, judge, verdict, sentence and …

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Victorian Supreme Court Trials 1890-1899

Trials on indictment at Victorian Supreme Court. Data accessed by the Prosecution Project from registers in the Public Record Office of Victoria. Includes name, offence, trial date and location, …

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ANU Poll 2018: Data Governance

This poll is the 27th in an ongoing series of polls being undertaken by the Social Research Centre for the ANU. Their purpose is to assess Australians’ opinions on important and topical issues, with …

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Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2018

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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