QUT’s Digital Observatory (DO) enables understanding of the complex and dynamic digital landscape. We provide access to reliable and scalable state-of-the-art research data infrastructure, data engineering and data science services for researchers and project partners. Our ability to manage large sets of dynamic digital data enables innovative research, with applications across a range of fields. Our team builds trusted platforms that make it possible to collect data responsibly, ethically and securely. We have secured an ethics approval to operate as a databank and act as custodian to the datasets we collect.