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Person—age (community services)

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269800
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 04/05/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe age of the person.
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Object class:Person
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A human being.

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Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
AustralianGovernmentGuidelines
ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Age
Definition:Help on this termThe length of life or existence.
Property group:Help on this termPhysical characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termMacquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd

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Has been superseded by Person—age Housing assistance, Standard 17/06/2005, Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/09/2016, WA Health, Endorsed 06/03/2014, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/09/2016, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 04/05/2005, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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