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Australian state/territory code AA[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term639220
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
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A code set representing Australian states and territories.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAA[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
NSWNew South Wales
NTNorthern Territory
QLDQueensland
SASouth Australia
TASTasmania
VICVictoria
WAWestern Australia
EXTOther territories (Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory)
IOBInternational Operations Branch

Collection and usage attributes

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The order presented here is that used by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Other organisations (including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) publish data in state order based on population (that is, Western Australia before South Australia and Australian Capital Territory before Northern Territory).

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Government Department of Social Services

Relational attributes

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Person—area of usual residence, Australian state/territory code AA[A] Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018

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