Administrative Boundaries

Australia’s most comprehensive national collection of boundaries including government, statistical and electoral boundaries.

The Administrative Boundaries dataset is Australia’s most comprehensive national collection of boundaries including government, statistical and electoral boundaries.

About

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:

Profiling

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.

Find nearest

Administrative Boundaries can be used to show internet or mobile phone users the nearest provider of a service or retailer they seek.

Emergency management

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.

FAQs

We answer your most frequently asked questions here.

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