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Australian postcode

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termProperty
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269316
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 22/10/2005
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
WA Health, Endorsed 06/03/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe numeric descriptor for a postal delivery area, aligned with locality, suburb or place.
Context:Help on this termPostcode is an important part of a postal address and facilitates written communication. It is one of a number of geographic identifiers that can be used to determine a geographic location.
Property group:Help on this termLocation characteristics

Source and reference attributes

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Standards Australia

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Address—Australian postcode Housing assistance, Standard 02/05/2013
Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012
Homelessness, Standard 02/05/2013
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
WA Health, Endorsed 06/03/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Dwelling—Australian postcode Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006

Housing assistance agency—Australian postcode Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Person (address)—Australian postcode Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Health, Superseded 07/12/2011
Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Service provider organisation (address)—Australian postcode Housing assistance, Candidate 19/10/2012
Health, Superseded 07/12/2011
Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012
Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Workplace (address)—Australian postcode Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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