Data Availability
and Use


An overview of the Productivity Commission's Inquiry Report

Assistant Minister Angus Taylor.

Minister’sintroduction

Improving the way we empower citizens, governments, industries and researchers to use and share data will encourage competition and boost transparency and innovation across the economy.

The Government welcomes the Productivity Commission's final report into Data Availability and Use and will respond to the recommendations in the second half of 2017.

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Overview

Improved use of data will lead to significant economic benefits by driving innovation and competition with new and unanticipated business models, and empowering citizens to seek better products and services from which to choose.

 

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The Report at a glance

A right for consumers

A right for consumers

New competition policy – a right to use your data.

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National Data Custodian

National Data Custodian

A custodian of system integrity.

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Accredited Release Authorities

Accredited Release Authorities

Hubs of data sharing and release expertise.

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National Interest Datasets

National Interest Datasets

Delivering community benefit.

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Data Sharing and Release Act

Data Sharing and Release Act

A modernized regulatory framework.

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Improving Australia’s data System

Improving Australia’s data System

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Recommendations from the Productivity Commission

Recommendations from the Productivity Commission

Building a reformed data system.

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