Address—Australian state/territory identifier

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:722749
Registration status:Health, Standard 18/12/2019

An identifier of the state or territory of an address.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Address
Definition:A collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted.
Specialisation of:Location

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Australian state/territory identifier

An identifier of the Australian state or territory.


This is a geographic indicator which is used for analysis of the distribution of clients or patients, agencies or establishments and services.

Property group:Location characteristics

Data element concept 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Supersedes Address—Australian state/territory identifier Housing assistance, Standard 02/05/2013, Health, Superseded 18/12/2019, Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012, WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015, Disability, Standard 07/10/2014, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012, ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A] Health, Standard 18/12/2019