Australia does not want to share health data
I am a statistician. I rely on data for my career. Luckily data is everywhere, so I’m often spoilt for choice.
One place where I no longer look for existing data is the health and medical system in Australia. This comes from multiple painful experiences of spending months on approval processes that end in failure.
Ad nauseum examples Many other researchers have spoken about the difficulties of accessing health data for research in Australia.