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Address—postal delivery point identifier, identifier {N(8)}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPostal delivery point identifier
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430306
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termA unique number created by Australia Post for an address.
Data Element Concept:Address—postal delivery point identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this term{N(8)}
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termCustomer Barcoding Technical Specifications, 1998: Australia Post
Reference documents:Help on this termAS5017 Health Care Client Identification, 2002, Sydney: Standards Australia
AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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Usage Example:

77220761

Delivery point identifier for 321 Exhibition St, MELBOURNE VIC 3000

Comments:Help on this termThe postal delivery point identifier (PDPID) is the intellectual property of Australia Post and may only be assigned to an address using a current AMAS approved product. The PDPID is used in the process of bar coding mail. For postal purposes, the PDPID should be re-validated every 3 months.

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Supersedes Person (address)—postal delivery point identifier, {N(8)} Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (address)—postal delivery point identifier, {N(8)} Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012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

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