Postcode Boundaries

The definitive set of postcodes developed by Australia Post and PSMA Australia.

Postcodes are integral to mailing addresses and are used in a wide range of spatial aggregation and analysis activities.

Postcode Boundaries

PSMA’s Postcode Boundaries dataset is the definitive set of postcodes for Australia.

Developed by Australia Post and PSMA Australia, the dataset includes:

  • postcode boundaries (polygon data)
  • postcode centroids (point data).

Postcodes are allocated to geographic areas to facilitate the efficient processing and delivery of mail.

What is this dataset used for?

Postcode Boundaries is used for:

  • Targeted marketing – to pinpoint and verify addresses within a boundary to reduce data duplication and increase database accuracy.
  • Location finder – to show internet or smartphone users services in their nearest suburb.
  • Profiling – combine social, demographic, economic and environmental data with Postcode Boundaries to build profiles of suburbs and wider areas.
  • Emergency response – use in conjunction with G-NAF to verify addresses for 000 calls and help reduce response times.
  • Policy development – to provide a starting point for demographic and socio-economic analysis by government agencies.

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