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Community services sector DSSs

Listed below are the current standards for Data Set Specifications (DSS) in the community services sector.

DSS downloadable documents (last updated 18/01/2021)


METeOR allows you to download items in PDF or Microsoft Word 2003 and above. Click into the NMDS and then click on the link in the top right corner of the page, for the format you wish to download. Some metadata items provide you the option of selecting to open/save in long form (includes information for this DSS and DE contained with the DSS) or short form (includes information for this DSS only).

Large File Warning

Some NMDSs are large documents of over to 2 MB and may take a few minutes to download or may exceed the capacity of some systems if downloaded.