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The set of descriptors identifying the geographic location of a person, organisation, and/or object place.


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May be used to map to the ABS Australian Standard Geographical Classifications (ASGC) using the National Localities Index (also produced by the ABS). This information can then be used to compare aggregate data to other information on a Statistical Local Area basis, for example. Similarly, postcode can be obtained from an address for comparison with other information available on a postcode basis.


National Health Data Committee (NHDC) 2003. National Health Data Dictionary. Version 12 (NHDC 2003). Cat. no. HWI 43. Canberra: AIHW.


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