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Person—government funding identifier, Centrelink customer reference number N(9)A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termCentrelink customer reference number
Synonymous names:Help on this termCRN; Centrelink reference number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term369274
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
Community Services (retired), Standard 12/08/2008
Definition:Help on this term

A unique identifier allocated to a customer or organisation, or other item of interest.

Data Element Concept:Person—government funding identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN(9)A
Maximum character length:Help on this term10

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This identifier is assigned by Centrelink. The CRN consists of nine digits and one alphabetic character, generated and validation by an internal Centrelink Algorithm.

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The Centrelink Reference Number (CRN) is a unique identifier assigned to people and certain organisations that have one or more recognised relationships with Centrelink. In most cases, these entities receive services provided by Centrelink. It is used by Centrelink as the primary key for a customer's record.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCentrelink.
Origin:Help on this termAS5017 Health Care Client Identification

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—government funding identifier, Centrelink customer reference number N(9)A Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018, ACT Health, Final 24/12/2018

Supersedes Person—government funding identifier, Centrelink customer reference number {N(9)A} Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2011 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
Homelessness, Superseded 01/05/2013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Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
Homelessness, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

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 +
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