Child protection identifier NX[X(11)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:459387
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011
Definition:

A combination of alphanumeric characters that identify an entity within the child protection system.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Identifier
Data type:String
Format:NX[X(11)]
Maximum character length:13
Supplementary values:
ValueMeaning
97Not applicable

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

A state and territory identifier should be the first character of the ID (N), according to the following Australian Bureau of Statistics' standard:

1. New South Wales

2. Victoria

3. Queensland

4. South Australia

5. Western Australia

6. Tasmania

7. Northern Territory

8. Australian Capital Territory

Note that 9. Other Territories (i.e. Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory are not separately identified in the child protection data collection.

All alphabetic characters must be in uppercase.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Identifier NX[X(13)] Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Carer household—household identifier, child protection identifier NX[X(11)] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 21/02/2014

Person—person identifier, child protection NX[X(11)] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011