Indigenous Community Housing DSS 2018-
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
The Indigenous Community Housing (ICH) data set specification defines information about Indigenous community housing organisations (ICHOs), the dwellings they manage and the households assisted.
ICHOs are any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisations that are responsible for managing housing for Indigenous people. This includes community organisations such as resource agencies and land councils, which have a range of functions, provided that they manage housing for Indigenous people.
The ICH data set specification includes dwellings:
The ICH data set specification excludes dwellings:
Collection and usage attributes
National reporting arrangements
State and territory housing authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for national collation on an annual basis. Data are sourced from ICHOs via surveys, the jurisdictions' administrative systems, and dwelling audits conducted by state/territory housing authorities.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated
The reference period starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June each financial year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2018|
Refer to the collection period of the data set to determine the reference year for this data set specification.
Glossary terms that are relevant to this data set include:
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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See also Indigenous Community Housing Collection, 2021–22; Quality Statement
AIHW Data Quality Statements, Standard 19/04/2023