Element 306 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. It was removed from the Student Revisions, Electronic Commonwealth Assisted Students and the Revised Commonwealth Assisted Students files in 2008 as it was no longer required for submission with implementation of the Higher Education Provider Client Assistance Tool (HEPCAT). It was included in the CHESSN and VET CHESSN files from 2009.
In 2010 it was introduced to the University Applications and Offers data collection.
Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1
|First year version applied||Last year version applied||Version||Change||Reason for change||Notice date||Issue date|
|2015||Current||6.00||Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade||Ministerial Notice document system upgrade||22 May 2014||22 May 2014|
|2014||2014||5.00||Applications and Offers Data Collection - Updated coding notes to include reference to TAC's Data Elements Map in the HEIMS Web Services Specification||To clarify information||27 Mar 2013||27 Mar 2013|
|2013||2013||4.00||Moved coding notes from Application Details AD file structure documents||For consistency with all other file structures||14 Feb 2012||14 Feb 2012|
|2012||2012||3.00||New version numbers applied to all data elements||No change in requirements - Implementation of new departmental document management system||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2010||2011||1.20||Addition of coding notes||To clarify the element's use in the Applications and Offers submission.||30 Nov 2009||30 Nov 2009|
|2009||2009||1.10||Reinstated in CHESSN file||For reference||05 Dec 2008||05 Dec 2008|
|2008||2008||1.00||Element removed from the following files: Student Revisions, Commonwealth Assisted Students, Revised Commonwealth Assisted Students and the Electronic Commonwealth Assisted Students.||No longer required for HEPCAT||19 Jul 2007||19 Jul 2007|
|2006||2007||0.1||The HELP DUE file name changed to Commonwealth Assisted Students due to implementation of new policy initiatives under HESA. No actual change in the element.||Updated to reflect change of name of Commonwealth Assisted Students File.||18 Dec 2006||18 Dec 2006|
|2005||2005||0.2||Inclusion in 2005 student data collection||Implementation of new policy and initiatives under HESA 2013.||09 Dec 2004||09 Dec 2004|
|Pre-HESA: Element 306 was included in the original Higher Education student data collection in1994. It continued as part of the student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005.|
Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.