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Geocode

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term454203
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
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A description of the coordinates representing the location/position of an object.

Collection and usage attributes

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A geocode caters for the needs of a variety of users, with a particular focus on the needs of emergency and other essential service providers.

There are a number of elements needed to define a unique address geocode. The elements comprise a: reference datum, the way coordinates are expressed, the units, the coordinates themselves and the accuracy or uncertainty of the coordinate values.

Source and reference attributes

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ESRI 2011. Geographic information systems dictionary. ESRI. Viewed 1 July 2011,
http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/
Gisdictionary/browse

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

Relational attributes

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Address geocode cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Address—geocode containment indicator Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address—geocode containment indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address—geocode feature, text X[X(29)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address—geocode geographic datum Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address—geocode geographic datum, text X[X(9)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address—geocode positional uncertainty, total metres N[NNN].NNN Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address—geocode vertical datum, text X[X(9)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Geocode feature Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Geocode geographic datum Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Geocode vertical datum Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Person and provider identification in healthcare National Best Practice Data Set Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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