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Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAustralian state/territory identifier of address
Synonymous names:Help on this termState/territory code
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430134
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standardisation pending 19/10/2012
Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termAn identifier of the state or territory of an address, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Address—Australian state/territory identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAA[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
NSWNew South Wales
VIC Victoria
QLDQueensland
SASouth Australia
WAWestern Australia
TASTasmania
NTNorthern Territory
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
AATAustralian Antarctic Territory

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThese Australian state/territory codes are used for addressing purposes only. The codes are listed in the order commonly used for statistical reporting by ABS and used in the National Standard for Australian state/territory identifier.

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.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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 term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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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

Funding jurisdiction cluster Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013

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

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

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

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

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

DSS specific attributes +

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

DSS specific attributes +

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

DSS specific attributes +
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