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Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAustralian state/territory identifier of address
Synonymous names:Help on this termState/territory code
METeOR identifier:Help on this term722751
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 18/12/2019
Definition:Help on this term

An identifier of the state or territory of an address, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Address—Australian state/territory identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
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
NSWNew South Wales
VIC Victoria
QLDQueensland
SASouth Australia
WAWestern Australia
TASTasmania
NTNorthern Territory
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
AATAustralian Antarctic Territory

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThese Australian state/territory codes are used for addressing purposes only. The codes are listed in the order commonly used for statistical reporting by ABS and used in the National Standard for Australian state/territory identifier.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is one of a number of items that can be used to create a primary address, as recommended by the AS 4590-2006 Interchange of client information standard. Components of the primary address are:

  • Address site (or Primary complex) name
  • Address number or number range
  • Road name (name/type/suffix)
  • Locality
  • State/Territory
  • Postcode (optional)
  • Country (if applicable).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Address—Australian state/territory identifier, code AA[A] Housing assistance, Standardisation pending 19/10/2012, 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

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Address details cluster Health, Standard 18/12/2019

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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