Data Collections

Australian & New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database (ANZARD)

Annual Reports

The Australia and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database (ANZARD) was implemented in 2004. It is an initiative of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) to provide a joint data collection for both the NPESU and the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee (RTAC) of the FSA. The purpose of the ANZARD collection is to monitor the perinatal outcomes of assisted reproduction and to assess the effectiveness of ART treatments.

Australian & New Zealand Fertility Preservation Registry (ANZFPR)

The Australian and New Zealand Fertility Preservation Register (ANZFPR) is a web-based data collection that is currently under development (2013). It is an initiative of the National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit and the Special Interest Group in Fertility Preservation, Fertility Society of Australia (FSA). The initial development is being funded by a research grant from the FSA (2012).

Australian & New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN)

Annual Reports

The Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN) is a collaborative network that monitors the care of high risk newborn infants by pooling data to provide quality assurance for this resource consuming care. The network was established in 1994 under the recommendation of the National Health and Research Council's (NHMRC) Expert Panel on Perinatal Morbidity.

Australian Congenital Anomalies Monitoring System (ACAMS)

The Australian Congenital Anomalies Monitoring System (ACAMS) contains data based on notifications of major congenital anomalies to individual registers of congenital conditions and birth defects registers in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia and on data collected on congenital anomalies in Queensland, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory. The Northern Territory is currently unable to provide data in a format enabling it to be compiled with data from the other states and territories.

National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC)

The National Perinatal Data Collection (NPDC) is a national population-based cross sectional data collection of pregnancy and childbirth. The data are based on births reported to the perinatal data collection in each state and territory in Australia. Midwives and other staff, using information obtained from mothers and from hospital or other records, complete notification forms for each birth. Information is included in the NPDC on both live births and stillbirths of at least 400 grams birthweight or at least 20 weeks gestation.

The Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS)

The Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) is an ongoing national surveillance and research system established in 2009 designed to study rare and or serious conditions in pregnancy.

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