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PSMA - Suburbs/Localities (Polygon) (August 2017)

This layer presents the footprint of Suburbs/Localities in Australia. The locality entity is one of the primary entities as many other datasets refer to localities. Gazetted localities will have one or many polygons defining their boundary. A locality may also have many alias names recorded against it. The data is from the Administrative Boundaries dataset.

The Administrative Boundaries for Australia provides an optimised quality geometric description and a set of basic attributes of the Australian administrative boundaries. Administrative Boundaries data serves as a foundation for several other datasets provided by PSMA as well as being a valuable dataset in its own right. The common geometric base allows users to apply the spatial data to the full extent of coverage. This common infrastructure facilitates data integration with supplementary data. The Suburb/Locality boundaries and their legal identifiers have been derived from the cadastre data from each Australian state and territory jurisdiction.

For more information, please refer to the PSMA Website:

Please note:

  • This dataset contains the August 2017 data release.
  • Within South Australia, part of the far west of the state is unincorporated within the Suburbs/Localities theme and no data is available.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated March 20, 2020, 06:10 (UTC)
Created December 21, 2017, 04:17 (UTC)
License Data Licence (PSMA Distribution Pty Limited)
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Date Created, Date Gazetted, Date Retired, Geometry, Locality Class Code, Locality Name, Primary Postcode, State or Territory ID, Unique ID
Attribution PSMA Australia Limited, PSMA - Suburbs/Localities (Polygon) (August 2017); accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © PSMA Australia Limited 2017
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key loc_pid
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[96.82, -43.74], [159.11, -43.74], [159.11, -9.14], [96.82, -9.14], [96.82, -43.74]]]}