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320 Location code of permanent home residence

Description

The Australian postcode or overseas country code of a student's/applicant’s permanent home residence

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
Field name: HOME-LOCATION
Element name: Location code of permanent home residence

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 5

Classification

CODE MEANING
X1200 to X9299
Overseas country code from countries classification
X9999
Overseas country, but not classifiable
A0001 to A9998
Australian Postcode
99999
No information on location of residence

Coding notes

This code must reflect the permanent home residence and, is to be provided by the student each year.

The permanent home residence is where a student/applicant comes from, and not a temporary semester/term address.

Overseas students/applicants would have an overseas country as their permanent home residence.

Refer to:
Appendix B – Australian Post Codes
Appendix C – Standard Australian Classification of Countries

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

Higher Education:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)

Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

VET:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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