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Address—Australian postcode

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429892
Registration status:Help on this termHousing 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
Definition:Help on this termThe Australian numeric descriptor for a postal delivery area for an address.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Address
Definition:Help on this termA collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted.
Specialisation of:Help on this termLocation

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Australian postcode
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

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Standards Australia

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

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

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

Supersedes Housing assistance agency—Australian postcode Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Supersedes 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

Supersedes 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

Supersedes Workplace (address)—Australian postcode Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile - Tasmanian variation) {NNNN} Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016

Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
Tasmanian Health, Final 30/06/2014
WA Health, Endorsed 04/03/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018
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
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) NNNN Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018
Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 27/02/2018
Disability, Standard 15/12/2017
Children and Families, Standardisation pending 24/02/2017
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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