If you are interested in learning about various Australian industries, the database IbisWorld would be a good place to look, or for data on population, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is a good source.
You can also find a lot of datasets simply by doing a Google search. Have a look through the tabs below to see how:
Google Dataset Search looks for data sets in thousands of repositories across the web.
It is useful in searching for a broad spectrum of data, such as scientific data, government data, and data provided by news organizations.
Simply enter your search terms, and view the results.
Some datasets may be behind a paywall or require a fee for you to download them.
If so, search for the database's name in the UTS Library catalogue to see if we subscribe to it. Then, in the database, type the title of the dataset you found to view it in full. In the image above, we would search for the database 'Statista' in the Library catalogue.
You should apply the same evaluation tools to verifying datasets as you would scholarly information. Ask yourself: