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347 Year of arrival in Australia


The year in which a student/applicant not born in Australia first arrived in Australia.


Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: YEAR-ARRIVAL
Element name: Year of arrival in Australia

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width: 4


0000 Student/Applicant never arrived in Australia
0001 Student/Applicant was born in Australia

Student/Applicant not born in Australia and year of arrival in Australia:

1900 to 2099 Year of arrival in YYYY format
A998 No information on year of arrival
A999 No information on whether student/applicant was born in Australia or not

Coding notes

Applications and Offers only

HEPs / TACs - Data is discretionary in all submissions.

For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.

VET only

Reporting of data for this element is optional. VET providers may submit null values (spaces) instead of any of the listed codes.

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Past Course Completions (PS)
  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)

University Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

VET Student:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)

Change History

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

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