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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:4.0
First year:2013
Last year:2013
Field name:HOME-LOCATION
Element name:Location code of permanent home residence

Code format:

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

Classification

​CODEMEANING​
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.

Application and Offers Data Collection

HEPs - Provision of data is required in both submissions (TACs - data is required in both preliminary and detailed submissions).

For domestic school leaver applicants this code must reflect the permanent home residence of the applicant in the last year of their secondary study.

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)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)
 

Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)
 

VET:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)

Change History

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


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