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413 Address of permanent home residence - postcode


The Australian postcode or overseas country code for the student's permanent home residence


First year:2009
Last year:2011
Field name:HOME-POCODE
Element name:Address of permanent home residence - postcode

Code format:

Data Type:Alphanumeric
Units:Code (alphanumeric), right justified with leading zeros if needed


bbbb (4 spaces)Overseas country
0001 to 9999Australian postcode

Coding notes

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

Wherever possible, the postcode for the physical address rather than for the postal address should be provided.

Refer to:

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

Input files

Higher Education:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (DU)


  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)​

Change History

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

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