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547 Request for Commonwealth assistance indicator

Description

A code that indicates which request for Commonwealth assistance form the student completed, and what the student’s eligibility status was at the time.

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2009
Last year: 2011
Field name: ELIGIBILITY
Element name: Request for Commonwealth assistance indicator

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric)
Width: 2

Classification

Request for Commonwealth support and HECS-HELP:

CODE MEANING
10 Australian citizen
11 New Zealand citizen
12 Permanent humanitarian visa holder
13 Permanent visa holder (other than permanent humanitarian visa)

Request for FEE-HELP assistance:

CODE MEANING
31 A student who is an Australian citizen
32 A student who holds a permanent humanitarian visa
33 A student who holds a permanent visa and who is doing a BOTP course

Request for FEE-HELP assistance – Open Universities Australia (OUA):

CODE MEANING
40 Australian citizen
41 Permanent humanitarian visa holder

OS-HELP debt confirmation:

CODE MEANING
50 Student who has requested an OS-HELP loan

Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance:

CODE MEANING
60 Australian Citizen
61 Permanent humanitarian visa holder

Coding notes

Higher Education Providers only:

Pre-2005 transitional arrangements ended on 31 December 2008. From 1 January 2009, higher education students are not reported with a Pre-2005 Request for Commonwealth assistance indicator.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (PO)

VET:

  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (VPO)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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