This dataset contains boundaries in eight themes: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) boundaries (2011 & 2016), electoral boundaries, state and territory boundaries, local government areas, suburbs/localities, wards and town points. Some of the themes, such as the ABS, include further layers of data to support a wide range of analysis and segmentation activities.
Access & applications
Administrative Boundaries is available through our value added resellers. Our resellers also develop products and solutions using the data. Applications of this dataset include:
The Administrative Boundaries dataset can be combined with social, demographic, economic and environment data to build profiles of suburbs and wider areas.
Improved policy & services
The Administrative Boundaries dataset enables organisations to develop more accurate socioeconomic and demographic analysis which helps to improve policy development and service delivery.
Administrative Boundaries can be used to show internet or mobile phone users the nearest provider of a service or retailer they seek.
Spatial information can be used in emergency management activities ranging across prevention, preparation, response and recovery. Specific uses for the Administrative Boundaries dataset include identifying areas under threat and recognising evacuation routes.
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G-NAF and Administrative Boundaries are also available from www.data.gov.au under open data terms. For more information, click here