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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.

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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).

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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.

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Abuse and neglect type

269167 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of actions or inactions which have resulted in, or may result in, significant harm or injury to another person.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Access arrangement type

475851 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of type of arrangement made between relevant parties in relation to having access to an individual, and/or access to information about an individual.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Children and Families

Accommodation assistance urgency status

352356 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of the immediacy of need for accommodation assistance.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Accommodation offer accepted indicator

331561 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The taking up of an offer of accommodation.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Accommodation offered

329990 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An offer of accommodation.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Accommodation period end date

350906 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date at which a period of lodging is completed.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance
Superseded: Homelessness

Accommodation period start date

350925 | Property
The date at which a period of lodging commences.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance
Superseded: Homelessness

Accommodation places

336722 | Property
Accommodation places funded, provided or available.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Accuracy indicator

294414 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The level of detail to which recorded information is correct.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Disability

Activity and participation life area

324432 | Property
Life areas in which individuals may participate or undertake activities.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Homelessness, Housing assistance, Disability

Activity and participation life area supported

501260 | Property
A life area in which an individual is supported to participate or undertake activities.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Activity limitation indicator

533809 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether there is an activity limitation or participation restriction in a life area.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Address currency status

428990 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of the relationship between an organisation or person and an address at the time of interchange.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Address end date

428702 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which a collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and details describing how the entity can be contacted is no longer used.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Address end time

428730 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time of day that a collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and details describing how the entity can be contacted stopped being used.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Address line

292741 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A composite of one or more standard address components that describes a low level of geographical/physical description of a location.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Housing assistance, Indigenous

Address site name

429196 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The official place name or culturally accepted name for an address site, including the name of a building, homestead, building complex, agricultural property, park or unbounded address site.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Housing assistance, Indigenous, Disability

Address start date

428664 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which a collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and details describing how the entity can be contacted were first utilised.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Address start time

428876 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time of day when a collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and details describing how the entity can be contacted was first utilised.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Address status identifier

428975 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An identifier of the category of an address, as officially assigned by an addressing authority authorised by the Jurisdictional State or Territory, or Australia Post for postal type address.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Address type

269037 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of the class of a geographical/physical location.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired)

Adoption consent

468453 | Property
The parental consent obtained or dispensed with to an adoption.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Adoption order type

470131 | Property
The type of judicial or administrative order by which the adoptive parent(s) become the legal parent(s) of a child.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Adoption organisation sector

468243 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An organisation sector authorised under adoption legislation to make the decision about the placement of an adoptive child.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Children and Families

Adoption type

467120 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of the category by which a person legally becomes a child of the adoptive parent(s) and legally ceases to be a child of his/her existing parent(s).
Standard: Community Services (retired), Children and Families

Age

269152 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The length of life or existence.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Age at first pregnancy

399567 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The age at which a person first carried a developing embryo or fetus within their body.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired)

Age at onset of disability

490477 | Property
The age at which an individual first experiences an impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Age range

290491 | Property
A chronological grouping of age.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Indigenous, Disability

Amount of assistance

308133 | Property
The amount of assistance provided to a person.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Disability

Application for information type

470474 | Property
The type of application lodged seeking information about an individual.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Children and Families

Application type

462476 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The categorisation of a formal request or appeal.
Standard: Housing assistance, Community Services (retired), Children and Families

Approved intercountry adoption clients

475573 | Property
The number of intercountry adoption clients approved as being eligible and suitable to adopt a child.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Area of usual residence

269104 | Property
The geographical region in which a person or group of people usually reside.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Disability, Tasmanian Health, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired)

Arrival time at service

314956 | Property
The time of arrival at a service.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Assessment date

269248 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which the need for assistance, appropriateness of service provision and/or circumstances was assessed.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Assessment decision date

331076 | Property
The day on which an assessment decision was made.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Assessment decision type

316522 | Property
A determined course of action arising from an assessment process.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Assistance eligibility status

269306 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of eligibility for assistance.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Assistance received date

269249 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which assistance is formally received.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance

Assistance request date

269250 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which assistance is formally requested.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness

Assistance type

307880 | Property
A class of service activity.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance

Assistance urgency

269124 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The assessed time period within which assistance is needed.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Australian area code

434184 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A two-digit number that identifies a telephone service region within Australia.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Australian business number (ABN)

429119 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A unique identifier allocated to an entity for the purposes of identification in dealings with the Australian Government, or for other Commonwealth purposes, in particular with respect to taxation laws.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired)

Australian postcode

269316 | Property
The numeric descriptor for a postal delivery area, aligned with locality, suburb or place.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Indigenous, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Australian Teacher Workforce Data Oversight Board

Australian state/territory identifier

269056 | Property
An identifier of the Australian state or territory.
Superseded: Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Commonwealth Department of Health, WA Health, Disability
Qualified: Youth Justice

Blow to the head indicator

358829 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether a blow to the head resulting in a loss of consciousness has ever been experienced.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired)

Body function

320237 | Property
The physiological or psychological function of body system.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Body structure

320249 | Property
An anatomical part of the body such as organs, limbs or their components.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Building/complex sub-unit type

269380 | Property | Health Data Standards Committee
The specification of the type of a separately identifiable portion within a building/complex, marina, etc. to clearly distinguish it from another.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Care and protection order flag

331684 | Property
An indicator of the presence of a care and protection order.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Care and protection order type

316340 | Property
The category of a care and protection order.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Care arrangements

367634 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of the class of care arrangements.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness

Carer participation arrangement indicator

498438 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Arrangements to encourage the involvements of carers in the planning, delivery and evaluation of a service.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Case management goal status

348557 | Property
The extent to which case management goals have been achieved.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance
Superseded: Homelessness

Case management plan indicator

269312 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of the extent to which a case management plan has been implemented in the provision of a service.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness

Case plan review date

316404 | Property
The day on which a written plan of action for a person was reviewed.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Caseworker allocation date

317369 | Property
The point in time when a caseworker is set aside for a specific purpose.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Child indicator

491668 | Property
An indicator of whether an individual is under 18 years of age.
Standard: Housing assistance, Community Services (retired), Disability

Citizenship country

431022 | Property
The country in which the legislative requirements for becoming a citizen have been acquired.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired)

Client group type

336787 | Property
A descriptor of a class of individual or group based on the structure and relationships amongst persons.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Client participation arrangements

498459 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Arrangements to encourage the involvements of clients in the planning, delivery and evaluation of a service.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Co-existing disability group

492156 | Property
The impairment of body structure or function, limitation in activity or restriction in participation that exists at the same time and is equally responsible for the disability.
Standard: Community Services (retired)
Superseded: Disability

Co-residency status

269168 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether a person resides with another person.
Recorded: Health
Standard: Community Services (retired)
Superseded: Disability

Common waitlist indicator

465118 | Property
An indicator of whether a list of applicants waiting for the provision of services is part of a common consolidated jurisdiction waiting list.
Standard: Housing assistance, Community Services (retired)

Communication method

269178 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The method used to exchange information.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Complex road name

429363 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The name of the road or thoroughfare within a complex.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Housing assistance, Disability

Complex road number 1

429183 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The number, or start number in a ranged address, of the building/dwelling in the road or thoroughfare within a complex.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Housing assistance, Disability

Complex road number 2

429257 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The last number for a ranged address in the road or thoroughfare in which a complex is located.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Housing assistance, Disability

Complex road suffix

429391 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The abbreviation used to represent the suffix of a road or thoroughfare within a complex site.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Complex road type

429381 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of the class of road or thoroughfare within a complex.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Housing assistance, Disability

Consent indicator

338733 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indication of consent obtained.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Indigenous

Contact date

314524 | Property
The date of communication.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Contact method

269108 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The method by which contact with an agency was made.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Corporation indicator

315183 | Property
An indication of whether a service provider is a corporation.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Country identifier

288063 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The country component of an address.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Country of birth

269206 | Property
The country in which an individual was born.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Disability, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Recorded: Australian Teacher Workforce Data Oversight Board

Country of origin

471371 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A person's country of habitual residence.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Children and Families

Custody location

387447 | Property
Whether the location in which a person is being held in legal custody is within a secure perimeter, or at another location including being transported.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Date accommodation sought

336194 | Property
The date accommodation was sought from the agency.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Date of birth

269318 | Property
The date on which an individual was born.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, Commonwealth Department of Health, WA Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)
Recorded: Australian Teacher Workforce Data Oversight Board

Date of death

287292 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which an individual died.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Community Services (retired), WA Health, Disability

Day of operation

315116 | Property
The day of the week that a service is available.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Indigenous

Departure time from service

314964 | Property
The time of leaving from a service.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Design capacity

314046 | Property
The useable design capacity.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Detention end reason

398588 | Property
The reason why custody or confinement ends.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Youth Justice

Detention type

398436 | Property
Type of custody or confinement.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Youth Justice

Disability group

315314 | Property
The disability group that most clearly expresses the experience of disability of a person.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Duration of service

342970 | Property
The length of time between the service commencement date and last service date.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Education field of highest qualification

355538 | Property
The field of education of highest education attainment.
Standard: Community Services (retired)

Education field of highest relevant qualification

390975 | Property | Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)
The field of education of highest relevant educational attainment.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Indigenous

Education participation restriction indicator

520892 | Property
An indicator of whether the ability to participate in the transfer of knowledge or skill, obtained or developed through a learning process, is limited in any way.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Effective communication indicator

345056 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of the ability to communicate more than just basic needs.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Electronic communication address

287451 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The characters used for the purpose of communication by electronic means.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Indigenous, Disability

Electronic communication medium

287501 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of mechanism used for electronic communication.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Indigenous

Electronic communication usage code

287523 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The manner of use of an electronic communication address.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Electronic contact preference indicator

433695 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether one electronic contact method is preferred over any other electronic contact methods that an entity may have.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Eligibility for subsidy indicator

395874 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether somebody or something is entitled to receive financial assistance towards the cost of some purchase or endeavour.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood

Eligibility status

304551 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of eligibility for services.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Tasmanian Health

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