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Address—road suffix, street suffix code A[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRoad suffix
Synonymous names:Help on this termStreet suffix code; Road suffix code
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429869
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe abbreviation used to represent a road or thoroughfare applicable to the address site or complex, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Address—road suffix

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
CNCentral
EEast
EXExtension
LRLower
NNorth
NENorth East
NWNorth West
SSouth
SESouth East
SWSouth West
UPUpper
WWest

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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

For postal purposes the abbreviated Road code should be used.

Usage Example:

BROWNS ROAD WEST
In this case the Road name is BROWNS, the Road type is RD and the Road suffix is W

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:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

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

Supersedes Person (address)—street suffix, code A[A] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (address)—street suffix, code A[A] Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Address components cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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

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