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…

The National Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) was commissioned by the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department to conduct a study of the nature of elder abuse and the extent to which it …

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Norfolk Island Penal Colony

A reconstructed register of convicts detained at the Norfolk Island Penal Colony. Data was prepared by Dr Tim Causer (University College London) and curated for the Prosecution Project by Mark Finnane …

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Lowy Institute Poll 2020

The Lowy Institute Poll, now in its sixteenth year, captures the mood of the Australian public at a remarkable moment. At the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Lowy Institute Poll records …

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Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2020

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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Lowy Institute Poll 2019

The annual Lowy Institute Poll is a leading tracking survey on Australian foreign policy, providing a reliable vehicle for understanding Australian attitudes towards a wide range of foreign policy …

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Recently Updated Datasets…

Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2015

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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Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2017

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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