Address—address start time, hhmmss

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Address start time
METeOR identifier:636339
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016

The time when this address was or is to be first used, expressed as hhmmss.

Data Element Concept:Address—address start time

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Time
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:6

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The time is to represent the hours, minutes and seconds past midnight. The hour is to be recorded using 24-hour notation.

The numeric value nine (9) must be used where all or part of the time is unknown.

163752: This indicates that the time for the record is the 16th hour, 37th minute and 52nd second.

129999: This indicates that the time for the record is the 12th hour with unknown minutes and seconds.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:ISO 8601:2000 : Data elements and interchange formats - Information interchange - Representation of dates and times

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Address—address start time, hhmmss Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Address status cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

DSS specific attributes +