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Person—Australian state/territory identifier, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAustralian state/territory identifier (person)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term286919
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Health, Standard 04/05/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 01/05/2013
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 25/08/2005
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe Australian state or territory where a person can be located, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—Australian state/territory identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1New South Wales
2Victoria
3Queensland
4South Australia
5Western Australia
6Tasmania
7Northern Territory
8Australian Capital Territory
9Other territories (Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The order presented here is the standard for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Other organisations (including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) publish data in state order based on population (that is, Western Australia before South Australia and Australian Capital Territory before Northern Territory).

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC). Cat No. 1216.0. Canberra: ABS.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

Irrespective of how the information is coded, conversion of the codes to the ABS standard must be possible.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2004. Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) (Cat No. 1216.0). Viewed 13 October 2005.

Reference documents:Help on this term

AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia

AS5017 Health Care Client Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia

In AS4846 and AS5017 alternative codes are presented. Refer to the current standard for more details.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Person (address)—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Superseded 30/05/2013, Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Superseded 30/05/2013, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Has been superseded by Person—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Health, Standardisation pending 27/09/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2010 Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2011 Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2014 Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2018– Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

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Health care client identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

Health care client identification DSS Health, Retired 20/03/2013

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Retired 20/03/2013

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 19/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Person (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 19/12/2017

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Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

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Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

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Person income (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Person income (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Person income (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

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Public dental waiting times DSS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 09/11/2012

DSS specific attributes +

Public dental waiting times NMDS 2013-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Public dental waiting times NMDS 2018- Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

SAAP Client Collection National Minimum Data Set Community Services (retired), Retired 01/07/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2011 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
Homelessness, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
Homelessness, Superseded 01/05/2013

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Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2013-14 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014
Homelessness, Superseded 26/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2014-15 Housing assistance, Superseded 24/11/2016
Homelessness, Superseded 24/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2015-17 Homelessness, Superseded 24/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2017-19 Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2019- Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

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Surveillance of healthcare associated infection: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia NBPDS Health, Standard 15/11/2012

Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 17-The proportion of Indigenous children (by geographic location as identified by the ASGC), who are enrolled in (and attending, where possible to measure) a preschool program, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013
Used as denominator
National Disability Agreement: c(1)-Proportion of the potential population accessing disability services, 2011 Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
National Disability Agreement: c(1)-Proportion of the potential population accessing disability services, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: c(2)-Proportion of the potential population accessing disability services, 2011 Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
National Disability Agreement: c(2)-Proportion of the potential population accessing disability services, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: c-Proportion of the potential population accessing disability services, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011
National Disability Agreement: d(1)-Proportion of the potential population who used State/Territory delivered disability support services, 2013 Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: d(2)-Proportion of people with a disability with an employment restriction who used Disability Employment Services (Open Employment), 2013 Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: d(3)-Proportion of the potential population who used Australian Disability Enterprises (Supported Employment), 2013 Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: f(1)-Number of Indigenous people with disability receiving disability services as a proportion of the Indigenous potential population requiring services, 2011 Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
National Disability Agreement: f(1)-Number of Indigenous people with disability receiving disability services as a proportion of the Indigenous potential population requiring services, 2012 Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012
Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: f(1)-Rate of non-Indigenous persons and Indigenous persons admitted to permanent residential aged care, 2013 Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: f(2)-Number of Indigenous people with disability receiving disability services as a proportion of the Indigenous potential population requiring services, 2011 Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
National Disability Agreement: f(2)-Number of Indigenous people with disability receiving disability services as a proportion of the Indigenous potential population requiring services, 2012 Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012
Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
National Disability Agreement: f-Number of Indigenous people with disability receiving disability services as a proportion of the Indigenous potential population requiring services, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011
National Disability Agreement: j-Proportion of people with disability receiving income support, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011
National Disability Agreement: j-Proportion of people with disability receiving income support, 2011 Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
National Disability Agreement: j-Proportion of people with disability receiving income support, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
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