2015

December

  • PHRN Online Application System - Outage Notification

    Friday, 11 December 2015 

    The PHRN Online Application System will not be available from 7.30 pm to 8.00 pm (AEDT) on Friday, 11 December 2015 due to maintenance. We apologise for the inconvenience.

  • National Innovation and Science Agenda

    Monday, 07 December 2015 

    The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, released his Innovation Statement today. The Statement includes $1.5 billion over 10 years for the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy.

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November

  • PHRN Online Application System - Outage Notification

    Thursday, 19 November 2015 

    The PHRN Online Application System will not be available from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm (AEDT) on Thursday,19 November 2015 due to maintenance. We apologise for the inconvenience.

October

  • IPDLN LinkedIn Group started

    Monday, 05 October 2015 

    The International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) now has over 400 members spanning 34 countries across six continents and is growing fast!

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  • IPDLN recruiting new members

    Monday, 05 October 2015 

    The International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) are actively recruiting new members to the network.

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September

  • $6bn fund urged for science infrastructure

    Wednesday, 23 September 2015 

    The Australian reported that a government report may recommend a 10-year, $6.6 billion fund to cover the costs of research and science infrastructure.

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  • Upcoming Queensland Data Linkage Symposium

    Friday, 18 September 2015 

    The Queensland Research Linkage Group will hold the next Queensland Data Linkage Symposium on 10 November 2015.

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August

  • PHRN Online Application System - Outage Notification

    Friday, 21 August 2015 

    The PHRN Online Application System will not be available from 8.00 pm (AWST) Thursday, 27 August 2015 until midnight (AWST) Sunday, 30 August 2015 while the Telethon Kids Institute IT infrastructure is being upgraded. We apologise for the inconvenience.

June

  • 2016 International Population Data Linkage Conference Dates Announced

    Wednesday, 17 June 2015 

    The 2016 International Population Data Linkage Conference dates have been announced. The Conference will be held in Wales, United Kingdom between 24-26 August 2016 with pre-conference workshops held on 22-23 August 2016.

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May

  • NCRIS capabilities allocated $300 million over 2 years from 30 June 2015

    Wednesday, 13 May 2015 

    The Australian Government has provided $300 million over two years from 30 June 2015 so that the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) can continue to support the operation and maintenance of existing nationally significant research infrastructure facilities such as the PHRN until 30 June 2017.

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April

  • Call to provide researchers with greater access to Commonwealth data

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 

    The Productivity Commission released the research paper Efficiency in Health on 23 April 2015. In the paper the Commission has called for Australian Government social policy ministers to provide researchers with greater access to MBS, PBS, Centrelink and other government-held datasets.

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  • First International Workshop on Population Informatics for Big Data

    Friday, 10 April 2015 

    The First International Workshop on Population Informatics for Big Data (PopInfo'15) will be held in Sydney on Monday 10 August 2015.

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March

  • International profile for PHRN data linkage unit

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 

    A report by the Council of the Canadian Academies, Accessing Health and Health-Related Data in Canada, has identified the WA Data Linkage Branch among six best practice examples of timely and safe use of health and care data.

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  • Report on the inquiry into the Principles of the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014, and related matters tabled

    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 

    The report on the inquiry into the Principles of the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014, and related matters was tabled by the Education and Employment References Committee on 17 March 2015.

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  • NCRIS 2015-16 funding guaranteed

    Monday, 16 March 2015 

    On 16 March 2015, the Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced that the Australian Government had agreed to "guarantee funding for the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy for a further twelve months."

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  • PHRN participates in the inquiry into the principles of the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 

    The PHRN lodged a submission to the inquiry into the principles of the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014.

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February

  • Upcoming NSW Health Data Linkage Interest Group meeting

    Thursday, 19 February 2015 

    The next NSW Health Data Linkage Interest Group meeting will be held in the afternoon of Monday 4 May 2015 at the NSW Ministry of Health, North Sydney.

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  • Call for Abstracts for the Population Health Congress 2015

    Friday, 06 February 2015 

    The 3rd Population Health Congress will be held on 6–9 September 2015 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart. The call for abstracts has officially opened.

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January

  • Five questions with Emeritus Professor D’Arcy Holman

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 

    Emeritus Professor D’Arcy Holman, recently retired as Professor of Public Health from The University of Western Australia, addressed researchers and policy makers, including a Hospital Alliance for Research Collaboration (HARC) round table in Sydney about the benefits of data linkage.

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  • Anne McKenzie appointed as a Member of The Order of Australia

    Monday, 26 January 2015 

    The PHRN are proud to congratulate Anne McKenzie on her appointment as a Member of The Order of Australia.

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  • IHDLN's new Director starts

    Thursday, 01 January 2015 

    David Ford, Professor at Swansea University and Deputy Director of Farr Institute @ CIPHER, is the new Director of the International Health Data Linkage Network.

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