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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
Synonymous names:Postcode
METeOR identifier:651523
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
Definition:

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:Code
Data type:Number
Format:{NNNN}
Maximum character length:4
Supplementary values:
ValueMeaning
0000Unknown
9500Overseas

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006, Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012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

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