Adoption—Indigenous status

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:651226
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Definition:

Indigenous Status is a measure of whether a person identifies as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin. This is in accord with the first two of three components of the Commonwealth definition.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Adoption
Definition:

A legal process by which a person legally becomes a child of the adoptive parent(s) and legally ceases to be a child of his/her existing parent(s).

Specialisation of:Life event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Indigenous status
Definition:An indicator of identification as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
Property group:Demographic/social/cultural characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Adoption—Indigenous status, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016