Element 490 was included as part of the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. In 2013 it was included in the SA‑HELP file.
The element was included in the VET FEE‑HELP data collection in 2009.
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|
|2017||Current||6.1||Addition of new code 331 and end dating of codes 320 and 330 to support the administration of the redesigned program.||To implement the new arrangements for the research block grants.||24 Aug 2016||1 Nov 2016|
|2017||2017||6.0||Addition of new code 204 and end dating of codes 202 and 203 to accommodate the removal of the HECS‑HELP discount.||Removal of HECS‑HELP discount for Commonwealth supported students who pay their contributions up front.||24 Aug 2016||24 Aug 2016|
|2015||2016||5.00||Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade||Ministerial Notice document system upgrade||22 May 2014||22 May 2014|
|2014||2014||4.3||Inclusion of the additional codes for state subsidised students for VET FEE‑HELP: 404, 408, 409, 410, 504, 508, 509, 510.||New codes for New South Wales, Tasmania, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory government subsidised students||27 Mar 2013||05 Mar 20134|
||27 Mar 2013||16 Oct 2013|
|2013||2013||4.1||Modification of VET FEE‑HELP code headings||Clarification||14 Feb 2012||18 Dec 2012|
|2013||2013||4.0||Updated coding notes that relates to coding of SA‑HELP and corrected formatting (HEP only).||For greater clarification||14 Feb 2012||14 Feb 2012|
|2012||2012||3.1||Addition of two new codes: (280 & 281)||New reporting requirement for SA‑HELP||11 Mar 2011||7 Dec 2011|
|2012||2012||3.0||Correction of term in codes 232 and 304. "OLA" changed to "Open Universities Australia (OUA)"||Correction applicable to Higher Education only.||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2010||2011||1.4||Invalid codes for VET FEE‑HELP eligible students deleted||Correction||30 Nov 2009||30 Nov 2009|
|2009||2009||1.3||Addition of VET only codes||Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP||5 Dec 2008||5 Dec 2008|
|2009||2009||1.2||Clarification that the pre‑2005 student status codes should only be used for revisions from 1 January 2009||Transitional arrangements for pre‑2005 students end on 31 Dec 2008.||28 May 2008||28 May 2008|
|2008||2008||1.1||Conversion to a new database||Conversion to a new database||16 Oct 2007||16 Oct 2007|
|2006||2007||1.03||Clarification of coding note: Code 240||Clarification||7 Dec 2005||7 Dec 2005|
|2005||2005||1.02||Elements were removed from HELP DUE File||No longer required with E558 included in the LL File||26 Apr 2005||26 Apr 2005|
|2005||2005||1.0||Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003||Implementation of new policy and initiatives under HESA 2003.||9 Dec 2004||9 Dec 2004|
|Pre-HESA: There is no earlier version of this element.|
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.