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State/territory infection surveillance data

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The collection of infection surveillance data is the responsibility of the health authorities in each of the states and territories. Data publication varies across the authorities. More information is available from the applicable website of each jurisdiction:

New South Wales: Healthcare associated infections
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/professionals/hai/Documents/HAI-data-collection-report-jan-2010-jun-2014.pdf

Tasmania: Acute public hospitals healthcare associated infection surveillance report.
http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/tasmanian_infection_prevention_and_control_unit/publications_and_guidelines

Western Australia: Healthcare Associated Infection Unit - Annual Report
http://www.public.health.wa.gov.au/3/455/2/reports_healthcare_associated_infection_unit.pm

South Australia: Health Care Associated Bloodstream infection report
http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/Public+Content/SA+Health+Internet/About+us/Health+statistics/Healthcare+infection+statistics/Healthcare+infection+statistics

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State/territory health authorities