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Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) NNNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term611391
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018
Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 27/02/2018
Disability, Standard 15/12/2017
Children and Families, Standardisation pending 24/02/2017
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe Postcode datafile code set representing Australian postcodes as defined by Australia Post.

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Postcode datafile
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0097Not applicable
0098Unknown
0099Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 0097   Not applicable

This code should be used in circumstances where it is not applicable to record an Australian postcode, for example, when there is no fixed address, or when an international (non-Australian) postcode is supplied.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Standard 02/05/2013, Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018, Tasmanian Health, Final 30/06/2014, WA Health, Endorsed 06/03/2014, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018, Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015, Disability, Standard 07/10/2014, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) NNNN Health, Standard 05/10/2016
Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018
Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 27/02/2018
Disability, Standard 15/12/2017
Children and Families, Standardisation pending 24/02/2017
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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