The Data Exchange released minor system enhancements on 31 August 2019. These included improvements to the Data Exchange ‘search’ functionalities in the web-based portal and flexibility for when service types change. An overview of these changes is below.
Notifications and updates
We are continually improving the Data Exchange: enhancing our platform, updating our training materials, and as new programs come onboard we update our policy documents.
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The January to June 2019 reporting period has now closed. We thank organisations for your commitment to submitting high quality data and are pleased to see organisations report on time. This important information helps both organisations and government consider service delivery and the outcomes this delivers for clients.
End of the reporting period – one week to finalise your data entry
The January to June reporting period has ended. Please be aware you have two weeks to finalise your data entry. We would like to encourage you to enter your data as soon as possible to allow time to fix any data entry errors that may have occurred over the last six months.
The January to June reporting period has ended. Please be aware you still have over three weeks to finalise your data entry. We encourage organisations to enter your data as soon as possible to allow time to correct any data entry errors that may have occurred over the last six months.
The end of the January to June 2019 reporting period is coming up fast.
The “Appendix B – Commonwealth Agencies” document was updated on 14 February 2019. This update is for Forced Adoption Support Services service types and definitions.
The “Program activity guidance” and “Service type matrix” documents were updated on 31 January 2019. The “Program activity guidance” document has been split to detail Commonwealth and State Agencies.
Recently we revised many of the Data Exchange reports through enhancements and changes. Report contents have been tailored for screen resolutions of 1680×1050 and 1920×1080.
As we get ready for the Department’s close-down period, we’d like to advise you that the Helpdesk will not be available from 12:30pm on the 24 December 2018 to 8:30 am 2 January 2019.