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Target group

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term333455
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA group of people sharing a common characteristic or set of characteristics which a particular government policy or program, or agency seeks to assist.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termTarget group is used in describing service provider agencies, in service planning and in comparing community needs and service availability. Target groups may relate to population groups or communities, families/households, individuals, organisations or labour force groups. Characteristics may include age, cultural identity, geographic location, specific needs and other relevant characteristics.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2003. National classifications of community services, Version 2.0. AIHW Cat No. HWI 40. Canberra: AIHW. Reference through:
http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/hwi/nccsv2/index.html

Relational attributes

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Person—service activity type, (requested) code (NCCS v2.0) ANN{.N{.NN}} Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

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