Address—road type, code AA[AA]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Road type
Synonymous names:Street type code; road type code
METeOR identifier:429840
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018
Definition:An abbreviation used to distinguish the type of road or thoroughfare applicable to the address site/complex.
Data Element Concept:Address—road type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Identifier
Data type:String
Format:AA[AA]
Maximum character length:4
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
ACCSAccess
ALLYAlley
ALWYAlleyway
AMBLAmble
APPApproach
ARCArcade
ARTLArterial
ARTYArtery
AVAvenue
BABanan
BENDBend
BWLKBoardwalk
BVDBoulevard
BRBrace
BRAEBrae
BRKBreak
BROWBrow
BYPABypass
BYWYByway
CSWYCauseway
CTRCentre
CHChase
CIRCircle
CCTCircuit
CRCSCircus
CLClose
CONConcourse
CPSCopse
CNRCorner
CTCourt
CTYDCourtyard
COVECove
CRCrescent
CRSTCrest
CRSSCross
CSACCul-de-sac
CUTTCutting
DALEDale
DIPDip
DRDrive
DVWYDriveway
EDGEEdge
ELBElbow
ENDEnd
ENTEntrance
ESPEsplanade
EXPExpressway
FAWYFairway
FOLWFollow
FTWYFootway
FORMFormation
FWYFreeway
FRTGFrontage
GAPGap
GDNSGardens
GTEGate
GLDEGlade
GLENGlen
GRAGrange
GRNGreen
GRGrove
HTSHeights
HIRDHighroad
HWYHighway
HILLHill
INTGInterchange
JNCJunction
KEYKey
LANELane
LNWYLaneway
LINELine
LINKLink
LKTLookout
LOOPLoop
MALLMall
MNDRMeander
MEWSMews
MTWYMotorway
NOOKNook
OTLKOutlook
PDEParade
PWYParkway
PASSPass
PSGEPassage
PATHPath
PWAYPathway
PIAZPiazza
PLZAPlaza
PKTPocket
PNTPoint
PORTPort
PROMPromenade
QDRTQuadrant
QYSQuays
RMBLRamble
RESTRest
RTTRetreat
RDGERidge
RISERise
RDRoad
RTYRotary
RTERoute
ROWRow
RUERue
SVWYServiceway
SHUNShunt
SPURSpur
SQSquare
STStreet
SBWYSubway
TARNTarn
TCETerrace
THFRThoroughfare
TLWYTollway
TOPTop
TORTor
TRKTrack
TRLTrail
TURNTurn
UPASUnderpass
VALEVale
VIADViaduct
VIEWView
VSTAVista
WALKWalk
WKWYWalkway
WHRFWharf
WYNDWynd

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The recommended code description is the list of standard street type abbreviations in AS/NZS 4819.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Standards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Within a road name it is possible to find what appears to be a Road type. It is also possible to have a null Road type.

For postal purposes the Road type should be abbreviated.

Usage Example:
MAIN ROAD

In this case the street name is MAIN and the Road type is RD.

This data element is one of a number of items that can be used to create a primary address, as recommended by the AS 4590-2006 Interchange of client information standard. Components of the primary address are:

  • Address site (or Primary complex) name
  • Address number or number range
  • Road name (name/type/suffix)
  • Locality
  • State/Territory
  • Postcode (optional)
  • Country (if applicable).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Standards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Is used in the formation of Address—address line, text X[X(179)] Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019, Health, Standard 13/03/2015, Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, ACT Health, Final 02/01/2019

See also Address—road name, text X[X(44)] Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Standard 07/12/2011, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012, ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Supersedes Person (address)—street type, code A[AAA] Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (address)—street type, code A[AAA] Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Address components cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Address details cluster Health, Superseded 18/12/2019
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Address details cluster Health, Standard 18/12/2019

Address details data dictionary Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

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 +

Community housing dwelling address details cluster Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013

Indigenous community housing dwelling address details cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013

Indigenous community housing dwelling address details cluster Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Archived 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

DSS specific attributes +

Public hospital establishment address details DSS Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

DSS specific attributes +