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1270.0.55.003 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2011  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/07/2011  First Issue
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The product Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Volume 3 - Non-ABS Structures (cat no. 1270.0.55.003) contains comma-separated value (.csv) files. These files list the codes, labels and hierarchies for all the regions within the ASGS Non-ABS Structures.

There are seventeen .csv files listing the geographical hierarchies for each of the following regions:

  • Local Government Area (LGA) for each State and Territory (9 csv. files)
  • Postal Area (POA)
  • State Suburb (SSC)
  • Commonwealth Electoral Division (CED)
  • State Electoral Division (SED)
  • Natural Resource Management Region (NRMR)
  • Australian Drainage Division (ADD)
  • Tourism Region (TR).

Note that most Non-ABS Structures have SA1s as the lowest level unit. LGAs have MBs as the lowest level and TRs have SA2s as the lowest level unit.


The .csv files generally contain the following fields:
      STATE_CODE_2011 (where applicable)
      STATE_NAME_2011 (where applicable)
      CONF_VALUE (for SSC only)

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