MADIP is a secure data asset combining information on health, education, government payments, income and taxation, employment, and population demographics (including the Census) over time.
These agencies are also the members of the MADIP Board, which is responsible for the operation and strategic direction of MADIP. The Board is also attended by the following agencies as observers:
The Person Linkage Spine allows us to link datasets through a spine of key information, separate from the main body of data. This approach improves privacy and security and enables more efficient and higher quality linkage. The Spine supports the regular maintenance and expansion of MADIP.
How MADIP data is being used
MADIP Research Projects is a register listing approved projects making use of MADIP data by approved users
Use and benefits provides a number of case studies of research and analysis using this data
Privacy and security
MADIP is governed by existing ABS Privacy and Security protections, expanded in the Keeping integrated data safe page.
MADIP Privacy Impact Assessments are an important part of the governance and accountability framework and helps identify and manage privacy impacts
MADIP data inclusions and legislation provide further information on the data items within MADIP and associated legislation.
How to get access
MADIP standard detailed microdata is available for approved projects to approved government and non-government users.
Custom MADIP detailed microdata are available to these types of users:
Access and services provides an outline of how to apply to access MADIP data