Spatially Enabling Health Data

in the Mitchell and Murrindindi Shires

Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration was commissioned by the Lower Hume Primary Care Partnership (LHPCP) to research the potential and to document the technical requirements for spatially enabling health related data in the Shires of Mitchell and Murrindindi.

Data Sources

Data Preparation

The required data in this project was provided from different sources. The following Table illustrates major data sources in the project.

Data Provider




Department of Sustainability and Environment



- VicMap Property (Parcel and Property Boundaries, Cadastre map)

- VicMap Transportation (Roads and Rails)

- VicMap Localities (Local Government Areas)

- VicMap Hydro (Rivers, Lakes, …)

- Post codes boundaries in the study area



Australian Bureau of Statistics



- Mesh Blocks (Land use, No of dwellings, Population …)

- Demographic and Socioeconomic Information extracted from Census 2006 data including: Age, Gender, Income …

- Quick Stats

Department of Human Services

Victoria (DHS)


- Regional Victorian Public Hospitals

- Regional Victorian Private Hospitals

Victorian Government Health Information


- Directory of services in the study area

- The Home & Community Care (HACC)

Better Heath Channel



- Directory of services in the study area

Mitchell and Murrindindi Shires websites




- General Information about the shires, boundaries, etc.

 Data preparation process

Specification and User Guide Download Pdf (970 KB)

The Study Area

The study area is comprised of two shires Mitchell and Murrindindi, located approximately 50km North/North East of the Melbourne CBD


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