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467 Postal address – state code

Description

A code which uniquely identifies the state/territory or other area in which the student/applicant has their postal address.

Details

Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: POSTAL ADDRESS STATE CODE
Element name: Postal address – state code

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric), left justified, with trailing spaces if needed
Width: 3

Classification

CODE MEANING
NSW New South Wales
VIC Victoria
QLD Queensland
WAb Western Australia
SAb South Australia
TAS Tasmania
NTb Northern Territory
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AAT Australian Antarctic Territories

Coding notes

All Collections

b = space.

If postal address of student/applicant is an overseas country, the field is to be bbb (3 spaces).

Codes need to be entered in UPPER CASE.

Applications and Offers only

The code should reflect the applicant’s residential address (not postal address).

HEPs / TACs

Data is required for applications with an Australian address in all submissions.

For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (DU)
  • Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)
  • Commonwealth Scholarships (CS)

University Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)

VET Student:

  • VET Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)
  • VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

Change History

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


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