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486 Name of suburb/town/locality


Name of suburb/town/locality for the student


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Name of suburb/town/locality

Code format:

Data Type: Character
Units: Text (alphanumeric), left justified with trailing blanks if needed
Width: 27


Any data​ Text provided by the student​

Coding notes

This code is only to be provided for Domestic school leaver students commencing an undergraduate higher education / VET course.

A school leaver is one who has completed Year 12 in the year of the collection or the year prior to the year of the collection.

This code must reflect the permanent home residence of the student in the last year of their secondary study and is to be provided by the student when the course is first commenced.

Students other than the above may be coded as blank.

VET only

Reporting of data for this element is optional. VET providers may submit null values (spaces) instead of any of the listed codes.

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

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)

VET Student:

  • 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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