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Service provider organisation—geographic location (SLA), code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termGeographic location of organisation (SLA)
Synonymous names:Help on this termStatistical local area of service provider
METeOR identifier:Help on this term342729
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 11/11/2007
Definition:Help on this termThe geographical location of an agency using a five-digit numerical code which indicates the Statistical Local Area (SLA) within the State or Territory of Australia.
Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—geographic location

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Standard Geographical Classification 2006
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term5

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Details on which edition was used in a particular data set should be included in the documentation of metadata accompanying that data set. Coding to ASGC codes is preferably done using the ABS National Localities Index, to map actual address. In some data collections, a compromise has to be made and the ASGC code derived from suburb/town/locality and Postcode-Australian only. However, this solution results in some inaccuracy of information.

The accurate recording of the state or territory is essential.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Service provider organisation—geographic location (SLA), code (ASGC 2007) NNNNN Community Services (retired), Superseded 09/04/2009

Supersedes Service provider organisation—geographic location, code (ASGC 2005) NNNNN Community Services (retired), Superseded 30/11/2006

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS - 1 July 2006 Community Services (retired), Superseded 14/12/2008

DSS specific attributes +

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

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