Centrelink income unit

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Object Class
Synonymous names:Centrelink income unit
METeOR identifier:287067
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 11/04/2005
Definition:

An income unit is the base unit that is used to calculate a Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) entitlement amount. It consists of a person and:

(a) any other person treated as their current partner under the Social Security Act 1991

(b) any other person for whom either them, or their partner, receives Family Tax Benefit.

Specialisation of:Person/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Origin:

Census of Income Support Customers

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Income unit Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

See also Income unit Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:

Centrelink income unit—Commonwealth Rent Assistance amount Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005

Centrelink income unit—income unit type Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005

Centrelink income unit—rent deduction flag Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005