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Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSuburb/town/locality name within address
Synonymous names:Help on this termSuburb name; Locality name
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429889
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012
Homelessness, Standard 01/05/2013
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
WA Health, Draft 23/08/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe name of the locality/suburb of the address, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Address—suburb/town/locality name

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(45)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term46

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The suburb/town/locality name may be a town, city, suburb or commonly used location name such as a large agricultural property or Aboriginal community.

This metadata item may be used to describe the location of an organisation or person. It can be a component of a street or postal address.

If used for mailing purposes, the format of this data element should be upper case. Refer to Australia Post Address Presentation Standard. Any forced abbreviations shall be done by truncation from the right.

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).
Comments:Help on this termOfficial locality names and their associated boundary extents are assigned by relevant state naming committees/protocols. Their correct usage is encouraged.

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

See also Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9) Health, Superseded 06/12/2016, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/12/2011

See also Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2016) N(9) Health, Standard 06/12/2016, Children and Families, Standardisation pending 23/02/2017, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(49)] WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Supersedes Person (address)—suburb/town/locality name, text A[A(49)] Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013, Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (address)—suburb/town/locality name, text A[A(49)] Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013, Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Workplace (address)—suburb/town/locality name, text A[A(49)] Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Address components cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Address details cluster Health, Standard 04/08/2016
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

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

Collection of locality, postcode and state/territory for SEIFA cluster Health, Standard 29/08/2014
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018
Community Services (retired), Not progressed 17/01/2018

Collection of locality, postcode and state/territory for SEIFA cluster Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

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

Community Housing DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

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

Dwelling (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 19/12/2017

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, Superseded 28/05/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2014 Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2018– Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2014 Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2018– Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Home purchase assistance DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 03/07/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Home purchase assistance DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Home purchase assistance DSS 2013- Housing assistance, Standard 20/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous Community Housing DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

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, Standard 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Juvenile Justice Order file cluster Community Services (retired), Standard 14/09/2009

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 10/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2013- Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Provider place of practice cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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

DSS specific attributes +

Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) (2016 Census, ASGS 2016) cluster Health, Standard 06/09/2018
Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2013-14 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014
Homelessness, Superseded 26/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2014-15 Housing assistance, Superseded 24/11/2016
Homelessness, Superseded 24/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2015-17 Homelessness, Superseded 24/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2017-19 Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2019- Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Surveillance of healthcare associated infection: Clostridium difficile infection DSS Health, Standardisation pending 23/07/2012

Surveillance of healthcare associated infection: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia NBPDS Health, Standard 15/11/2012

Tasmanian Demographics Data Set - 2016 Tasmanian Health, Archived 05/07/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Tasmanian Demographics Data Set - 2017 Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Tasmanian Demographics Data Set - 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 05/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Tasmanian Demographics Data Set - 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +
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