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Agency sector cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term679910
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 15/12/2017
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Agency sector cluster applies to funded agencies or service type outlets providing data to the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS NMDS).

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The three data elements in this cluster can be combined to create the classification specified in the DS NMDS data guide for item 'G. Agency sector' on the service type outlet form:


1  National (Australian government)

2  State/territory

3  Local


4  Income tax exempt

5  Non-income tax exempt

Where a service type outlet has a formal relationship with a higher level funded agency then the agency sector of the higher level funded agency should generally be recorded.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Agency sector cluster Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Disability Services NMDS 2017–18 Disability, Superseded 05/07/2019

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2018–19 Disability, Standard 05/07/2019

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-Service provider organisation—income tax exempt indicator, code NConditional1
-Service provider organisation—level of government, code NConditional1
-Service provider organisation—sector, code NMandatory1
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