The governance structure of the ANZDATA Registry overseas four broad domain activities. components, and outline the roles and responsibilities of its operational bodies.

  • Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry – ANZDATA
  • Australia and New Zealand Organ Donation Registry – ANZOD
  • Australia and New Zealand Living Kidney Donation Registry – ANZLKD
  • Australia and New Zealand Eye & Tissue Donation Registry – ANZETD

Governance Structure

Figure 1 outlines the overall governance structure and reporting lines of the Registry.

Funding Bodies

  • Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority (AOTA; under a contract)
  • NZ Ministry of Health (under contract)
  • Kidney Health Australia (KHA) (under memorandum of understanding)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) (currently suspended)

Operational Oversight

Operations of the Registry are based at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) overseen by the Executive Officer, Deputy Executive Officer and Registry General Manager.

Reporting Lines

The ANZDATA Executive is responsible for activities and outputs of the Registry under the strategic oversight of the ANZDATA Advisory Committee and the ANZOD Advisory Committee.

The Executive reports to SAHMRI in relation to human resource, facility and infrastructure matters.

The Executive reports directly to AOTA and NZ Ministry of Health in line with specific reporting requirements outlined in funding contracts.

The ANZDATA Steering Committee reports to KHA and ANZSN through ex officio representative on the Steering Committee and through regular reports to ANZSN clinical practice advisory committee (CPAC).

Operational Bodies

The following roles have been identified in governance structures for operational activities within
the registry:

  • ANZDATA Advisory Committee
  • ANZOD Advisory Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • ANZDATA Working Groups
  • Registry Management
  • Contributing Renal Units

Roles and Responsibilities

Management and supervision of activities of the Registry is under the direction of the Executive. Registry management ensures procedural activities of the Registry are in line with ANZDATA’s mission, vision, values and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing risk, monitoring performance and auditing activities of the Registry, as well as liaising with contributing units, funders and other stakeholders. 

Contributing Renal Units are responsible for providing accurate and complete data to the Registry and ensuring the security, confidentiality, and privacy of information is managed according to legislation and policy.

Document Number: 1.2
Document Name: Organisation and governance statement
Version Number: 2017.1
Effective Date: 21/09/2017