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Trusted access to government data: UK reflections

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Australian departments and agencies have recently begun exploring models for trusted access to research data, culminating in the recent release of the ABS Trusted Access Model and the Trusted user model included in the draft report of the Productivity Commission into Data Availability and Use. Both models have their origins in the United Kingdom, and the 5 Safes Model developed in collaboration between the UK Data Service and the Office of National Statistics.

Professor Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Archive (University of Essex), gave some reflections and impressions on the Productivity Commission report, from a UK (and European) perspective. Hosted by the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, and Australian Data Archive.

Professor Woollard's presentation is available here:


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