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Metadata and Semantics

What is Metadata and Semantics?

Metadata and Semantics is the process of managing standardised descriptions of the metadata of data to enable understanding of context of the data for future use and to enable data to be shared within and between agencies more effectively.

Objectives

Transform the data into a meaningful resource. Example government can harness the Centrelink payment data which would enable the policy makers to design the relevant policies.

Policy Elements

Policy:
POL22
Metadata and Semantics policy (Position) Mandate:
Unendorsed
Status:
Consulting
  • Collaborate with the private and research sectors to extend the value of public data for the benefit of the Australian public.

  • Optimise the use and reuse of public data

  • Release non-sensitive data as open by default, using the Standard

Domains

This capability is part of the following domain.
DOM6

Shared Data and Insights

Policies

The following policies have requirements that impact this capability.
Mandate: Unendorsed
Status: Consulting
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