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Person—person identifier, child protection NX[X(11)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termChild protection person identifier
Synonymous names:Help on this termClient ID; Carer ID
METeOR identifier:Help on this term459397
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this term

A combination of alphanumeric characters that uniquely identifies a child or carer in the child protection and support services system within a state or territory.

Data Element Concept:Person—person identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNX[X(11)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term13
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
97Not applicable

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This identifier is used to identify a child or a carer across the child protection system.

The unique client identifier should be assigned by the state or territory department responsible for child protection when the child or carer first comes in contact with the department. The same unique identifier should be retained across time.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2013. Child Protection National Minimum Data Set, data collection manual 2012-13. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—person identifier, (child protection and support services) NX[X(13)] Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Care and protection order (CPO) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 10/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Care and protection order (CPO) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Care and protection order (CPO) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Care and protection order (CPO) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

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Care and protection order (CPO) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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Carer demographics file cluster Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 10/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/03/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 10/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

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Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National Out-of-Home Care Standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Proposed 22/08/2012

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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Sibling file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 04/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Sibling file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Sibling file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Sibling file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Sibling file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +
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