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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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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 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

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 | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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

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)

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

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 postcode

269316 | Property | Standards Australia, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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)

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

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

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

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 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

681089 | Property | National Disability Data Network (NDDN)
The impairment in body structure or function, limitation in activity, or restriction in participation that exists at the same time as an individual's primary disability.
Standard: Disability

Co-residency indicator

621310 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether a person resides with another person.
Standard: Disability

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

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 | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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

Date of birth

269318 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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)

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

Duration of service

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

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 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

Employment participation restriction indicator

520916 | Property
An indicator of whether the ability to participate in work including to take actions, perform tasks and exhibit behaviours to obtain and retain employment, is limited in any way.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Environmental factor

320223 | Property
Environmental factors make up the physical, social and attitudinal environment in which individuals live and conduct their lives.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Episode end date

269252 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which an episode is completed.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Tasmanian Health, Disability

Episode start date

269253 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which an episode commenced.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Disability, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Children and Families

Extent of activity limitation in a life area

506001 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The extent of activity limitation or participation restriction in a life area.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Extent of core activity limitation

541537 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The extent of activity limitation or participation restriction in the core life areas of self-care, mobility and communication.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Extent of environmental factor influence

320232 | Property
The degree to which specified environmental factors influence functioning and disability.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Extent of impairment of body function

320240 | Property
The degree of impairment in a specified body function.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Extent of impairment of body structure

320252 | Property
The degree of impairment in a specified body structure.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Extent of participation in a life area

324449 | Property
The degree of participation in a life area.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Family name

269355 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A designation for a family.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous, WA Health, Disability

Feedback collection indicator

290389 | Property
An indicator of whether feedback relating to services and service delivery is actively and routinely collected.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Feedback collection method

356484 | Property
The method employed to actively and routinely collect feedback.
Retired: Health
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Financial assistance type

401974 | Property
The type of financial assistance.
Standard: Housing assistance, Homelessness, Community Services (retired), Disability

First language spoken

269243 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The language first used for oral communication.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Health, Homelessness, Disability

Floor/level type

269379 | Property | Health Data Standards Committee
Descriptor used to classify the type of floor or level of a multi-storey building/complex.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

Full financial year funding indicator

623500 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether funding has been received for the full financial year.
Standard: Disability

Full-time equivalent staff

269172 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Hours actually worked divided by the number of normal hours worked by a full-time staff member.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Indigenous, Disability

Full-time/part-time status

318676 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A categorisation by actual hours worked or intent to work.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Disability

Funding allocated

321035 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A descriptor of funding allocated.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Funding indicator

322172 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of the funding status of an entity.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Disability

Funding source

292093 | Property
The source from which funding is derived.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Disability

Geocode containment indicator

430388 | Property
An indicator of whether the code representing the location of an object is completely enclosed within an area.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Disability

Geocode feature

430309 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A physical or virtual reference for the geocode.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Disability

Geocode geographic datum

430316 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The reference model of the earth's surface used in the measurement of the geocode position of an object or location.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Disability

Geocode height

430479 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The height of a point on the earth above or below a specified reference vertical datum.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Disability

Geocode latitude

430352 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The angular distance of a point on the earth north or south of the equator measured along a meridian.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Health, Disability

Geocode longitude

430459 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The angular distance of a point on earth east or west of the Greenwich Meridian.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Health, Disability

Geocode positional uncertainty

430486 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The horizontal uncertainty of the coordinates representing the location/position of an object.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Disability

Geocode vertical datum

430331 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The reference datum of the height above sea level used in the measurement of the geocode position of an object or location.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, Disability

Geographic location

269234 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A description of physical location.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Disability, Tasmanian Health
Retired: Housing assistance

Geographic remoteness

396537 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The remoteness of a location, based on the physical road distance to the nearest urban centre and its population size.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Housing assistance, Community Services (retired), Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability

Given name

269222 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A designation for an individual within the family group or by which the individual is socially identified.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous, WA Health, Disability

Goal identifier

513112 | Property
The identity reference of a specific goal.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Goal status

509754 | Property
The activity status of a goal.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Gross income

269270 | Property
The total income before business and tax deductions are accounted for.
Standard: Health, Housing assistance, Community Services (retired), Disability

Hours worked

269066 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The amount of time devoted to a work activity over a specified period.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Housing tenure type

269296 | Property
The type of legal right to occupy a dwelling.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Homelessness, Disability

Identifier

323304 | Property
A sequence of characters which uniquely identifies an entity.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Health, WA Health, Disability, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired)

Identifier designation

466229 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A number or code assigned to an entity by an organisation, establishment or agency in order to uniquely identify that entity.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Identifier issuer

466237 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The name of the party that issues the information which is used to identify an entity.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Identifier name

466217 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The name or label of the information or document that is used for identification purposes.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Identifier status

466243 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The status of a piece of information that is used to establish the identity of an entity.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Identifier status end date

466258 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which the status of a piece of information used to identify an entity ceased to be in effect.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Identifier status start date

466252 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which the status of a piece of information used for establishing the identity of an entity came into effect.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Income tax exempt indicator

623407 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether an organisation or agency has been assessed as income tax exempt.
Standard: Disability

Indigenous status

269161 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of identification as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Indigenous, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Recorded: Commonwealth Department of Health

Individualised disability funding indicator

473753 | Property
The recipient of an individualised funding package for the provision of their disability services.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Industry of operation

453851 | Property
A descriptor of the type of industry in which an entity operates.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Informal carer existence indicator

313244 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether or not an informal carer exists.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Disability

International country code

433923 | Property
A one-to-five digit number that identifies an international region for telephone service.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability, Health

Internet voice product name

452876 | Property
The name of a product that enables an entity to use the Internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Internet voice product user identifier

433820 | Property
An identifier assigned to a user of a product that enables the user to use the Internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Internet voice service provider

433778 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The name of the organisation that provides a service to enable voice communication over the Internet.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Disability

Interpreter service required indicator

639619 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of whether a service is required to facilitate verbal or non-spoken communication between two parties who do not share a common language by delivering the original message in a target language.
Standard: Disability, Health

Interpreter service required status

269289 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of a need for a translation service.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Disability
Retired: Housing assistance

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