Reason for undertaking this work
(Including what will be examined from this data)
Main Income Support Payments
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the Department of Social Services (DSS); or
Services Australia (SA).
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Please provide consent if you agree to the terms stipulated below.
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Use the data only for the stated purposes of the request
The Researchers must include the following Publication disclaimer in a prominent position in all proposed materials/publications:
Disclaimer This [paper/project/research/report etc.] uses data from the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Social Services (DSS). The views, opinions, data presented, research findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this papers/publications are strictly those of the author(s) and should not be attributed to DSS or the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Commonwealth of Australia does not accept any legal responsibility for any errors, omissions or claims in, or for the correctness of, the information contained herein. The Commonwealth of Australia makes no representations or warranty, express or implied, with respect to information, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency or suitability of the information, or the way it has been used in the reports/articles/publications or published.
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Note, that while DSS recognises the independence of statistical research and is committed to the Government’s open data sharing agenda, DSS may seek to correct or advise you of any factual misrepresentation of the data in writing, ahead of publication, for your consideration.
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