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Person—type of work activity

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term441553
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Standard 07/06/2011
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The type of work activity performed by a person.

Object Class attributes

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Object class:Person
Definition:Help on this term

A human being.

Collection and usage attributes

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Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
AustralianGovernmentGuidelines
ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Type of work activity
Definition:Help on this term

A descriptor of the class of work performed

Property group:Help on this termLabour characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Person—type of work activity Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011, Community Services (retired), Standard 21/05/2010

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

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