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Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile - Tasmanian variation) {NNNN}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
Synonymous names:Help on this termPostcode
METeOR identifier:Help on this term651523
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The Postcode datafile code set representing Australian postcodes as defined by Australia Post with supplementery vaules used in Tasmania.

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Postcode datafile
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this term{NNNN}
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0000Unknown
9500Overseas

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Code 0000 should be used when address in unknown but investigations should occur to determine the correct postcode and address as soon as possible.

Code  9500 should be used for overseas addresses.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania - PPP - MRA - HIU

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006, Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile - Tasmanian variation) {NNNN} Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016

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