Additional data sources

Additional data sources

National, State/Territory, and Community-level data sources

Use these additional data sources to get a more complete picture of your community.

Table 1 - National level resources.
Data Source ​What sort of data is provided?  Link
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Information about Australian communities, including education and socio-economic data and special surveys.
Australian Institute of Health
and Welfare (AIHW)
Information and statistics on Australia’s health and welfare, including reports on child health, development and wellbeing.
Public Health Information
Development Unit (PHIDU) 
Information and statistics on health and wellbeing, and socioeconomic development.
My Child website Information about early childhood education and care services in Australian communities.
My School website Information about primary and secondary school education outcomes and strategies.
Table 2 - State/Territory level data sources.
 Data Source What sort of data is provided?  Link
State/Territory Government websites Information on State/Territory government, departments and agencies including infrastructure and services.

Playgroups, preschool and childcare associations Information on childcare and playgroups in states and territories in Australia.
Table 3 - Community level data sources
 Data Source What sort of data is provided? Link 
My Neighbourhood data Suburb-level information on child and family activities and resources, childcare and schools, general and specialist health services, family services and support, government services.

Local crime data
Local crime statistics
Local libraries Find out where the libraries are in your community and view statistics on library usage and services