The Centre for Victorian Data Linkage (CVDL) provides data linkage facilities and services to researchers while adhering to the relevant Health Services and Records Acts in Victoria. CVDL acts as an intermediary between researchers and data custodians, while preserving the privacy of individual.

CVDL does not approve access to data for research projects. The authority to access data resides with the relevant data custodian.

CVDL provide linked data only to nominated researchers involved in specific, approved research projects.

More information is available in the CVDL data linkage request form.