Recipient—reporting period start date, DDAAAYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Reporting period start date|
|Registration status:||Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018|
The date on which a reporting period relating to a recipient commences, expressed as DDAAAYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Recipient—reporting period start date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||9|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
For data integrity, data exchange, future data analysis and/or manipulation of data from diverse sources the date accuracy indicator should be collected, and applied in conjunction with the date in all instances to ensure accuracy of the data and search processes.
Dates shall be displayed using alphabetic representations of the month, i.e. January = 'JAN', February = 'FEB' etc. This avoids ambiguity.
Data element attributes
Source and reference attributes
Australian Government Department of Social Services
|Related metadata references:|
See also Recipient—reporting period end date, DDAAAYYYY Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Reporting period Cluster Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018