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Reference Date - Higher Education Staff

The reference date for the Full‑time and Fractional Full‑time Staff Submission is 31 March of the reporting year that the file is to be submitted to the department. For example, the 2017 submission will include data as at 31 March 2017.

The reference date for the Estimated Casual Staff Submission is 31 March of the reporting year that the file is to be submitted to the department. For example, the 2017 submission will include estimated casual staff data for the 2017 full calendar year as at 31 March 2017.

The reference date for the Actual Casual Staff Submission is 31 December of the calendar year prior to the reporting year in which the file is to be submitted to the department. For example, the 2017 submission will include casual staff data for the 2016 full calendar year as at 31 March 2017.


This glossary item applies to the collection types:
  • Higher Education Staff Collection