1406.0.55.003 - Responsible Use of ABS Microdata, User Guide  
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27/07/2020 Clarification about how microdata files can and can't be used together. DataLab Referral (U15R1) has been updated.

1/07/2020 The Responsible Officer Undertaking (U15) and Individual Undertaking (U15I) have been updated for updated penalty amounts

13/03/2020 DataLab Referral added

12/03/2020 DataLab Declaration of Compliance updated, other minor changes

23/10/2019 DataLab Declaration of Compliance updated

24/07/2019 Updates clarifying DataLab requirements and an updated version of the Declaration of Compliance

28/09/2018 Minor changes to the Undertakings and DataLab Declaration of Compliance

22/08/2018 The Responsible Officer Undertaking (U15) and Individual Undertaking (U15I) have been updated to reflect legislation changes

2/07/2018 Clarification about when it is permissible to merge microdata. Update to Creative Commons reference for TableBuilder output

16/03/2018 Clarification on licence provisions, copyright and citations for TableBuilder and microdata

23/11/2017 Contact Officer Role and Responsibilities updated with the application and approval requirements for international organisations accessing basic CURFs

18/09/2017 User Guide updated to include MicrodataDownload. Contact Officer responsibilities updated in relation to Managing Basic CURF distribution

21/07/2017 The penalty amounts quoted in the user guide and undertakings have been updated to reflect the 1 July 2017 change to the penalty unit for Commonwealth Offences

07/10/2016 Minor changes have been made to the following documents located in the Downloads tab of this publication:
- Responsible Officer Undertaking UC7
- Individual Undertaking UC7I
- DataLab Declaration of Compliance

01/07/2016 This publication has been renamed from User Manual: Responsible Use of ABS CURFs to Responsible Use of ABS Microdata, User Guide. The guide has been updated to incorporate responsible use information for all microdata products as well as content from other microdata pages.

11/02/2016 This user manual has been updated to remove information that no longer applies and re-formatted to improve usability

16/11/2015 Update to the penalty that ABS may impose where a person is found to have breached the Microdata Undertaking

22/02/2012 This user manual has been updated to include changes to the legislation and processes in applying and managing your microdata holdings

Formerly: User Manual: Responsible Access to CURFs and Technical Manual: Responsible Access to CURFs Training Manual


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