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Relationship to reference person within income unit code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term301836
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing a relationship to the reference person within an income unit.

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
1Income unit reference person/tenant
2Spouse/partner
3Dependant aged less than 16 years
4Dependant aged between 16 and 24 years
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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Income unit reference person is usually the main income recipient for the income unit. There can be more than one income unit per household, such as other family members, e.g. grandparents, aunt or uncle.

A dependant is defined as someone who lives in the primary care of parent(s), carer or guardian, is aged 24 years and under, and:
• is studying full-time (ages 5 and over); and/or
• is not in receipt of a pension, payment or benefit (e.g. Youth Allowance) or a Prescribed Education Scheme payment (e.g. ABSTUDY); and/or
• has an annual income of no more than the amount specified by Centrelink for basic eligibility for Family Tax Benefit Part A.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termCentrelink 2005. A guide to Australian Government payments-20 March to 30 June 2005.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Relationship to reference person within income unit code N Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Income unit—relationship to household reference person, code N Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Person (income unit member)—relationship to reference person (income unit), code N Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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