Community Maintenance - Other bar

Use the Other bar to maintain information about a community member, including:

  • date and country of birth, nationality and language used in birth country
  • religion and parish
  • previous surname
  • suffix such as Junior or Senior
  • overriding default mail addressing and salutation formats
  • barcoding and login details used on campus.


 Opening the Other bar

To open the Other bar:

  1. Select Community from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Community Maintenance Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Search for a community member. See Searching for community members.
  3. Click on the Other bar.

     You can click anywhere on a navigation bar other than the caption to open it.

    The Other bar of the Community Maintenance window is displayed.

Community Maintenance - Other tab fields and buttons




Date of Birth

Community member's date of birth.


Community member's religion. Examples include:

  • Agnostic
  • Anglican
  • Buddhist
  • Catholic
  • Christian
  • Church of England
  • Greek Orthodox
  • Hindu
  • Jewish
  • Lutheran
  • Muslim
  • Protestant
  • Scientologist
  • Uniting Church.


Community member's parish, if applicable.


Nationality of the community member, if different from your country.

Nationality 2

Second nationality for citizens with dual nationality.

Country of Birth

Community member's country of birth, if different from your country.

Home Language

Language spoken in the community member's home, if different from the majority language in your country.


Suffix attached to a person's name.
For example, Eddie James Jr or Joe Smith III.

Prev Surname

Use when a person has changed their surname.
For example, the maiden name of a past student who has married and taken the name of her husband.

Override Mail Format

Preferred style for addressing mail, if the default style is not suitable. Several styles of addressing couples are available, or the primary community member only can be addressed.



Override Salutation Format

Preferred style of salutation, if the default style is not suitable. For example, greetings used at the start of a letter. Styles include:

  • Formal - As mailing name, no initials. For example, if the mailing name is Mr J. Smith, this becomes Mr Smith.
  • Pref - As mailing name, '&' and 'and'. For example, Mr and Mrs Smith.
  • Honorary - Title and initials.


Used for barcoding applications within your organisation.
For example, book shop sales.

External Registration Number

Registration number sourced from an external system.

Network login

Login name assigned to the community member to log in to your organisation's computer network.

Dietary Requirements

Community member's dietary requirements.
For example, allergies and religious prohibitions.

Note: You can type the requirements manually in the memo area or select a requirement from the drop-down list. See luDietaryRequirement lookup table in the Synergetic System maintenance manual.

Physical Requirements

Community member's physical requirements if the community member requires some form of assistance.
For example, wheelchair access.


Status of the community member's WWC (working with children) check.
The status that is used at your organisation depends on the requirements of your jurisdiction and the person's role. The typical settings are:

  • Not Selected.
  • Applied. An application is pending.
  • PassPaidWork. The person is registered to work with children.
  • PassVolunteer. The person is registered to work voluntarily with children.
  • IntNegNot. The person is not permitted to work with children unsupervised until further notice. For example, when a person is working with adults exclusively and they have not applied for a WWC check.
  • NegNot. The person is not permitted to work with children unsupervised.

Expiry Date

Expiry date of the current WWC check registration.

Registration Number

WWC check registration number.

Verified Date

Date the community member was verified.

Current WWC Required

Whether the community member needs a current WWC check.




Change the person's community portal account and password.

Delete the person's community portal account.

Common fields



Search Filter

The Search Filter field is located at the top of the Community Selector. This field can be used to filter community members by any of the information displayed in the Community Selector.

Common buttons



Create a new community member. See Creating community members.

Delete the selected community member. See Deleting community members.

Display the Community Maintenance Search Criteria window.
ou can update the search criteria and search for new community members. See Searching for community members.

Customise how the bars are displayed. See Customising navigation bars in the Introduction manual.

Create a new task relating to the community member. See Managing tasks in the Introduction manual.

Click to break spouse links for the selected community member. See Breaking links to a spouse.

Click to flip spouses and make the spouse contact the primary contact in the relationship. See Flipping spouses.

Click to refresh information for the selected community member.