Discrete Indigenous community—identifier, AANNA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Discrete Indigenous community identifier
METeOR identifier:507630
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

A unique identifier for a discrete Indigenous community.

Data Element Concept:Discrete Indigenous community—Indigenous community identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Identifier
Data type:String
Maximum character length:5

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes


The discrete Indigenous community identifier is used by the Northern Territory Department of Health and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare to assist with the confidentiality of information collected in the Stronger Futures Northern Territory prescribed areas.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Discrete Indigenous community—Indigenous community name, text AA[A(38)] Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014, Community Services (retired), Proposed 29/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Audiology assessment client cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory: Dental Services DSS, 2011 Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Ear nose and throat services patient cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Ear operation details cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +