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Household—financial assistance amount received, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAmount of assistance received
METeOR identifier:Help on this term608508
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The amount of monetary assistance received by a household, in dollars and cents.

Data Element Concept:Household—financial assistance amount

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termCurrency
Format:Help on this termN[NNNNN].NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term8
Unit of measure:Help on this termAustralian currency (AU$)
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term2

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This value domain must be expressed to two decimal places. Where there is a dollar value and no cent value, the cents must be expressed as .00 (e.g. 100.00).

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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Include the value of assistance provided to a household during the reference financial year for:

  • all households who commenced receiving assistance for the year ending 30 June regardless of the form of assistance (i.e. whether assistance is one-off, ongoing, repayable or non-repayable)
  • all households who commenced receiving an ongoing form of assistance in a previous financial year (i.e. prior to 1 July) and continued to receive this assistance from 1 July, receiving at least one transfer of assistance in the reference year.

Exclude from collection:

  • related administrative and operational costs associated with providing the assistance
  • the value of assistance provided to a household prior to 1 July (i.e. for households continuing to receive ongoing forms of assistance that commenced in a previous financial year)
  • the value of outstanding repayable monies where a repayable form of assistance was provided prior to 1 July of the reference year and outstanding monies had not been repaid by COB of 30 June of the previous financial year.

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
Reference documents:Help on this term

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2010. Standards for Income Variables, 2010. ABS cat. no. 1287.0. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 6 February 2017, http://www.abs.gov.au

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Household—financial assistance amount received, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Home purchase assistance DSS 2013- Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2013- Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

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