Australian state/territory of address code AA[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:454148
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 02/05/2013
Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012
WA Health, Endorsed 20/03/2015
Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:The code set representing the Australian state or territory of an address.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AA[A]
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
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:These 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:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Standards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A] Health, Standard 18/12/2019
Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021

Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A] Housing assistance, Standardisation pending 19/10/2012
Health, Superseded 18/12/2019
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

Dwelling—Australian state/territory identifier, address code AA[A] Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017