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Address—postal delivery number, identifier X[X(10)]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPostal delivery number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430107
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this term

An alphanumeric identifier, forming part of an address, used to identify the channel of postal delivery.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Address—postal delivery number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430100
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termAn identification number, forming part of an address, for the channel of postal delivery.
Object class:Help on this termAddress
Property:Help on this termPostal delivery number

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.

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Identifier X[X(10)]
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270627
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termA combination of alphanumeric characters that identify an entity.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(10)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term11

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used where mail is being sent to an area where normal mail delivery is unavailable, or not preferred. Additionally it may be used in some rural areas where no other formal addressing structure exists to identify delivery addresses.

This data element is used in conjunction with the Address—postal delivery service type identifier, code AA[A(9)] data element.

Not all postal delivery types have a postal delivery number. A postal delivery number is mandatory for all postal delivery types other than:

CARE PO No associated postal delivery number

CMA No associated postal delivery number

CMB Optional

CPA No associated postal delivery number

Usage Examples:
PO BOX C96 (Postal delivery number is C96)

RMB 123 (Postal delivery number is 123)

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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See also Address—postal delivery service type identifier, code AA[A(9)] Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 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

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

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