5. Central Analytics Hub (CAH)

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The Central Analytics Hub delivered data analysis projects to generate insights about complex policy questions in areas of government priority, demonstrating the benefits made under DIPA in large data sets, and driving cultural change in the use of data.

The unit was led by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The National Indigenous Australians Agency; Department of Home Affairs and the Australian Bureau of Statistics were also involved in the Hub.

In 2019-20, the unit undertook a range of projects including:

  • Long-term outcomes for Indigenous employment program participants ($300,000)
  • Evaluating impacts of international migration on Australia ($294,754)

This unit was established in July 2018. In 2018-19, the projects the unit worked on included:

  • The National Drought Map – supporting the Government’s response to drought in a collaboration with the Joint Agency Drought Taskforce and Data61.