Service provider organisation—Australian state/territory identifier, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Australian state/territory identifier (service provider organisation)
METeOR identifier:289083
Registration status:Community Services, Standard 07/12/2005
Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 04/05/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Definition:An identifier of the Australian state or territory where an organisation or agency can be located, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—Australian state/territory identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1New South Wales
2Victoria
3Queensland
4South Australia
5Western Australia
6Tasmania
7Northern Territory
8Australian Capital Territory
9Other territories (Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The order presented here is the standard for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Other organisations (including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) publish data in state order based on population (that is, Western Australia before South Australia and Australian Capital Territory before Northern Territory).

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:

Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC). Cat No. 1216.0. Canberra: ABS.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Irrespective of how the information is coded, conversion of the codes to the ABS standard must be possible.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:

Health Data Standard Committee

National Community Services Data Committee

Reference documents:

AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia

AS5017 Health Care Client Identification, 2002, Sydney: Standards Australia

In AS4846 and AS5017 alternative codes are presented. Refer to the current standard for more details.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Housing assistance agency—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS (July 2008) Community Services, Superseded 11/11/2009

DSS specific attributes +

Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS - 1 July 2006 Community Services, Superseded 14/12/2008

DSS specific attributes +

Community housing and Indigenous community housing service provider organisation address details cluster Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2009-10 Community Services, Superseded 15/12/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2010-11 Community Services, Superseded 15/12/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2011-12 Community Services, Superseded 13/03/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2010 Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2011 Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Standard 08/04/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2014 Early Childhood, Candidate 09/04/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

DSS specific attributes +

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

DSS specific attributes +

Health care provider identification DSS Health, Retired 20/03/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care DSS 2014- Health, Standard 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Endorsed 21/11/2013

DSS specific attributes +

SAAP Administrative National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) Community Services, Retired 01/07/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Service provider organisation address details cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 17-The proportion of Indigenous children (by geographic location as identified by the ASGC), who are enrolled in (and attending, where possible to measure) a preschool program, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013