Data reports may contain aggregate, statistical information and de-identified case summaries.

Identifying details and attached case documentation are not available through the data report service. See data access for further information.

Making a request

To request a data report, submit the form below, providing as much relevant detail as possible.

Your request may be eligible where all of the following criteria are met:

  • The request is received from an organisation with a bona fide interest in death and injury prevention.
  • The intended use of the data will meaningfully contribute to death and injury prevention in the community.
  • The data will not be used for personal or legal purposes.

The NCIS Unit will assess your request and contact you to discuss.


The minimum data report service fee is A$450 (excl GST). Additional work is charged at an hourly rate of A$150 (excl GST).

The fee covers the cost for the time taken to identify, analyse and collate the data, and varies dependent upon the complexity of the request. The NCIS Unit will provide you with a quote for the data report including a breakdown of costs.


The release of all data reports is subject to the approval of the relevant State or Chief Coroner(s). The NCIS Unit will facilitate this approval process on your behalf.

In the event that the report is unable to be provided, the NCIS Unit will notify you as soon as possible and any fees pertaining to the request will be waived.

The NCIS Unit reserves the right to suppress figures and group certain data breakdowns to ensure the information is sufficiently de-identified.

Timeline and delivery

Work on the report will commence upon acceptance of the quote. There is a minimum four week turnaround for data report delivery. This includes the time taken to conduct searches of the database, manually review cases (if requested), compile the data into a report and seek coronial approval.

If this timeline does not suit your requirements, the following resources are publicly available and may contain information of interest to you:

The final report will be delivered as a PDF.

For further information, contact

Contact information

Full name



Postal address



Data report requested by

Request detail

Explain what type of information is being requested. This could include a specific type of fatality, such as drug-related deaths.


AustraliaNew ZealandAustralia and New Zealand
New South WalesVictoriaQueenslandSouth AustraliaWestern AustraliaTasmaniaNorthern TerritoryAustralian Capital Territory

Date range

Select the relevant time period for your request. Australian data is available from July 2000, Queensland data from January 2001 and New Zealand data from July 2007.

The most recent national data available is up to and including 31 December 2017.



Table breakdowns

Select which table breakdowns you require. See explanatory notes for more information.

Year of death notificationJurisdiction of investigationSexAge rangeIntent of the deceasedAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Status (Australia) / Ethnicity (NZ)Employment statusMarital statusIncident location typeMechanism of fatal injuryCase summariesGeocoded address information (Australia only)

Incident Address
Remoteness AreaLocal Government AreaStatistical Area 2Statistical Area 3Statistical Area 4
Residential Address
Remoteness AreaLocal Government AreaStatistical Area 2Statistical Area 3Statistical Area 4

About your organisation

Select your organisation type.

Government, regulatory or statutory agencyAcademic institution or research centreNon-profit or community groupMediaOther (specify below)

Describe your organisation's aims and any legislative requirements or statutory obligations to report the requested data (where applicable).

This information is reviewed by the relevant State or Chief Coroner(s) during the approval process.

Use of data

Explain how the data will be used and how it will contribute to a reduction in preventable death and injury. Be specific in your explanations. If the data will be published or shared, indicate the context in which this will occur.

This information is reviewed by the relevant State or Chief Coroner(s) during the approval process.

Select either:

The data will be used for internal information and reporting within my organisation only.


The data may be published in the public domain and/or shared with other organisations.

If you have not received an acknowledgement email from the NCIS Unit within two business days, please call or email us on the contact details below.