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METEOR’s search works in a similar way to other search engines. You can use keywords or terms to pull up related content. The below tips are specific to METEOR and will help you to find what you need.

Try searching using either a keyword, specific term or METEOR ID number.

METEOR ID search

If you’re a returning user and know an item’s METEOR ID, you can enter it in the search box. Clicking the search icon will take you straight to the item’s page.

Autocomplete

METEOR will automatically display suggestions for search terms as you’re typing. This predictive text will show you METEOR entries that exist for the topic you’re searching on. You don’t have to use any of these suggestions, but they may make your searching process faster and easier.

Pressing ‘tab’ will select the top suggestion. Otherwise, selecting from the list of suggestions will put the suggested search term into the search box. You can then click the search icon to find related content. Clicking anywhere on the search results will take you to the item’s page.

Spelling correction

METEOR will show search results with spelling correction. Misspelled terms can still be selected for search where relevant.

Dropdown options

The drop-down menus directly below the search text box allow you to limit the search results to any of the 18 content types in METEOR (see Learn about metadata to view the list), by item creation dates, and item revision dates.

Content types

Content types allow you to limit your search to various metadata building blocks and other topic or help content found in METEOR. See Learn about metadata to view a list of metadata item types that you can search in METEOR. Searching on Topic pages will give results from METEOR’s ‘non-metadata’ pages which explain metadata, how it is managed, how to use METEOR, and how to develop metadata.

Searching on Help will give results from all the pop-up information boxes that are linked to each metadata item. The Help search looks through all text from the METEOR Business Rules, which is accessed through the small ‘i’ icon used throughout the site.

Created date and Revision date

The Created and Revision date dropdown options limit your search to when an item was created or last revised. METEOR will search any time by default, or you can select or specify a custom period.

Custom search syntax

METEOR uses Lucene search syntax. This functionality can be useful to fine-tune your search results even more. Some of the commands include:

  1. Restrict search to the titles of items by using Name: Searchterm. Note that it has to be written exactly as Name, with the capital N. Using name will not work. It doesn’t matter if there’s a space around the colon or not.
  2. Force a second term to be included by using AND.
  3. Widen your search to include another option using the term OR.

For example, if you’re looking for something with the word ‘baby’ in the title you would use Name: baby. METEOR will also give you results for the plural of the search term, so if you search on ‘baby’ you will also get results for ‘babies’. If looking for something with two terms (‘baby’ and ‘admission’) you would use Name: baby AND admission.

Sort by

You can also display your search results with a range of options in the Sort by drop-down menu on the right. You can sort on Relevance, Most/Least Recently Created, Most/Least Recently Updated, and Alphabetically (A–Z and Z–A).

Clear

The Clear button resets the Search page.

Filtering search results

You can fine-tune your search results using the filters that appear in the left-hand menu after searching any term. These filters are dynamic and will only display options specific to your search term, for example, only registration authorities relating to your search term will be displayed. You can use multiple filters at once.

Some of the filters change depending on your role within METEOR. If you are using METEOR without an account, you can search on metadata item type, public registration statuses, METEOR ID, and registration authority. You are also able to compare two items.

If you are using METEOR without an account, you will not be able to save bookmarks for items you’re interested in. There are also some non-public registration statuses that you won’t be able to see.

If you wish to save bookmarks, you can sign up for a free METEOR account easily, just follow the Sign up now prompts after clicking on the Sign In button. If you have an account, you will also be able to subscribe to notifications about changes to specific items in METEOR.

If you are logged in to METEOR as a metadata developer, or any other official role, there are some additional search options. You will be able to restrict your search to the full range of registration status options, including non-public statuses. You will also be able to save bookmarks and subscribe to notifications about changes to items.

Each search result has a small ‘hamburger’ icon on the right . This gives you download links for the metadata item as a PDF or a Word document.


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Address

428657 | Object Class
A collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health, Tasmanian Health, Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Indigenous, Homelessness, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Building

268992 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A substantial man made structure with a roof and walls, as a shed, house, department store etc.
Retired: Housing assistance

Centrelink income unit

287067 | Object Class | Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
An income unit is the base unit that is used to calculate a Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) entitlement amount. It consists of a person and: (a) any other person treated as their current partner under the Social Security Act 1991 (b) any other person for whom either them, or their partner, receives Family Tax Benefit.
Standard: Housing assistance

Child

268987 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
An individual under the age of 18 years.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Indigenous, Children and Families

Client

268969 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A person, group or organisation eligible to receive services either directly or indirectly from an agency.
Superseded: Health, Housing assistance, Homelessness, Indigenous, Disability
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Client

641397 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A person, group or organisation eligible to receive services either directly or indirectly from an agency.
Standard: Disability, Health, Indigenous, Housing assistance, Homelessness

Commonwealth State Housing Agreement community housing provider

268993 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Providers that: receive funding (capital and/or recurrent) either fully or partly through the Commonwealth State Housing Agreement; are not-for-profit organisations; and provide medium to long term housing tenure to tenants.
Superseded: Housing assistance

Community housing provider

292033 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
A not-for-profit organisation that provides safe, secure, affordable and appropriate rental housing.
Superseded: Housing assistance

Date

294409 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The day of the month and year as specified by a number.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Disability, Children and Families

Discrete Indigenous community

268994 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
A discrete Indigenous community refers to a geographic location, bounded by physical or cadastral (legal) boundaries, and inhabited or intended to be inhabited by predominantly Indigenous people, with housing or infrastructure that is either owned or managed on a community basis. Discrete communities include: communities in urban areas where the title to a parcel of land has been transferred to an Indigenous organisation, for example, communities on former mission or reserve land in New South W...
Standard: Housing assistance, Indigenous

Dwelling

268982 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
A structure or a discrete space within a structure intended for people to live in or where a person or group of people live. Thus a structure that people actually live in is a dwelling regardless of its intended purpose, but a vacant structure is only a dwelling if intended for human residence. A dwelling may include one or more rooms used as an office or workshop provided the dwelling is in residential use.
Standard: Community Services (retired)
Superseded: Housing assistance

Dwelling

662863 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A structure or a discrete space within a structure intended for people to live in or where a person or group of people live.
Standard: Housing assistance

Group of persons

269020 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A number of persons considered together as being related in some way.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance

Household

268977 | Object Class
A group of two or more related or unrelated people who usually reside in the same dwelling, and who make common provision for food or other essentials for living; or a single person living in a dwelling who makes provision for his or her own food and other essentials for living, without combining with any other person.
Standard: Health, Housing assistance, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired)
Superseded: Community Services (retired)

Housing assistance agency

302078 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
An organisation or organisational sub-unit that is responsible for the provision of housing assistance to people. Defining Agency is extremely important for data collection, as it is the level at which most data are collected in the housing assistance and other human service areas. Regardless of the way in which an organisation is funded, a housing assistance agency is the level of the organisation responsible for the provision of housing assistance to people. In some instances one organisation ...
Standard: Housing assistance

Housing assistance agency

269006 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An organisation or organisational sub-unit that is responsible for the provision of housing assistance to clients. Defining Agency is extremely important for data collection, as it is the level at which most data are collected in the community services area. Regardless of the way in which an organisation is funded, an agency is the level of the organisation responsible for service provision to clients. In some instances one organisation will have more than one or many agencies. Sometimes agencie...
Superseded: Housing assistance

Housing assistance episode

268991 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
The period of contact for housing assistance, with defined dates of commencement and if completed cessation, between a person and a housing assistance agency.
Standard: Housing assistance

Income unit

608087 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
One person or a group of related persons within a household, whose command over income is shared, or any person living in a non private dwelling who is in receipt of personal income.
Standard: Housing assistance

Income unit

268986 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
One person or a group of related persons within a household, whose command over income is shared, or any person living in a non private dwelling who is in receipt of personal income.
Standard: Community Services (retired)
Superseded: Housing assistance

Indigenous housing organisation

268988 | Object Class
Any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation which owns or is responsible for managing community housing. Managing includes at least one of the following functions: tenancy arrangements, rent collection or housing maintenance. This includes community organisations that have a range of functions as well as Resource agencies and Land councils, provided that they own or manage Indigenous community housing.
Superseded: Housing assistance

Individual service provider

269021 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A person who provides a service and/or care.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance

Life event

269014 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
An event that occurs to, or involves, a person during their life.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance

Organisation

354505 | Object Class
The smallest type of accounting unit within a management unit within a State or Territory of Australia which controls its productive activities and for which a specified range of detailed data is available, at least on an annual basis, thus enabling measures such as value added to be calculated.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Housing assistance, Indigenous, Disability, Youth Justice

Person

268955 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A human being.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person/group of persons

269019 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
One or more human beings who receive a service.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance

Record

300208 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An account of something, preserved in a lasting form.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Disability
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Referral

269015 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A recommendation for further care or services.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous, WA Health

Service episode

320994 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A period of time during which a client receives assistance from an agency.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice

Service event

320989 | Object Class
An instance or occasion of assistance received by a client from a service provider.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Indigenous, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Health

Service provider organisation

269022 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An organisation that provides services and/or care.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Indigenous, Disability, Children and Families

Service/care provider

269017 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A person or group of persons who provide services and/or care.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Disability, Indigenous

State or Territory Government

685351 | Object Class
A separately constituted legal entity established by political processes which have legislative, judicial or executive authority over a specific state or territory and is responsible for the governance, administration and financial management of that state or territory.
Standard: Health, Housing assistance

Supported Accommodation Assistance Program client

269004 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A person aged 18 years or older, or a person of any age not accompanied by a parent or guardian, who: receives support or assistance from a Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) agency which entails generally 1 hour or more of a worker’s time, either with that client directly or on behalf of that client, on a given day; or is accommodated by a SAAP agency; or enters into an ongoing support relationship with a SAAP agency.
Retired: Housing assistance

Waitlist applicant

302632 | Object Class | National Housing Data Development Committee
A household who has applied for rental housing assistance and has been deemed eligible but has not received the assistance applied for.
Standard: Housing assistance

Waitlist applicant household

268996 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A household who has applied for rental housing assistance and has been deemed eligible but has not received the assistance applied for. This includes current housing tenants who are applicants for assistance different from what they currently receive.
Superseded: Housing assistance

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