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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Postal delivery number
METeOR identifier:430107
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:

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

Data Element Concept:Address—postal delivery number

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Identifier
Data type:String
Format:X[X(10)]
Maximum character length:11

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

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:

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:

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

DSS specific attributes +