Element 545 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. There have been addition and clarification of new codes 8 and 9 in response to the introduction of new scholarships. In 2010 two new codes were added along with updates and additions to names, codes and coding notes in line with policy requirements. In 2011 coding notes were modified to correct terminology.
Significant changes were made in 2017 to support updated legislation.
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|
|2018||Current||5.00||Update to classification codes and coding notes||Updated document to incorporate new arrangement on reporting Commonwealth Scholarships data from 2017||18 Sep 2017||18 Sep 2017|
|2015||2017||4.00||Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade||Ministerial Notice document system upgrade||22 May 2014||22 May 2014|
|2014||2014||3.1||Updated coding notes and corrected the link to Scholarship Guidelines||Update information||27 Mar 2013||16 Oct 2013|
|2012||2013||3.00||New versioning applied to data elements||No change in requirements - Implementation of new document management system.||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2011||2011||1.50||Modified coding notes correcting terminology from "commencing student" to "students commencing a Commonwealth Scholarship"||Correction||30 Nov 2009||05 Nov 2010|
||To provide applicable codes with regard to new policy requirements.||30 Nov 2009||30 Nov 2009|
|2009||2009||1.30||Clarify code meaning for:
||To clarify coding requirements||05 Dec 2008||05 Dec 2008|
|2009||2009||1.20||Addition of two new Scholarship type codes
||To provide for new scholarships introduced in the 2008 Budget||28 May 2008||28 May 2008|
|2008||2008||1.10||Element and code references to Commonwealth Learning Scholarships have been changed to Commonwealth Scholarships||2007 Budget announcement.||19 Jul 2007||19 Jul 2007|
|2005||2007||1.00||Coding and code meanings modified to support the policy and program initiatives under HESA 2003||Implementation of HESA||09 Dec 2004||09 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.