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Information for government agencies

Government agencies play an integral role in the assignment of addresses. This reference guide has been developed to highlights the key areas of responsibility and interest government agencies.

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Reference Guide - Addressing for government agencies (PDF 1.3 MB)

NSW Address Policy (PDF 183.3 KB)

NSW Addressing User Manual (PDF 4.4 MB)

Guide to the NSW Addressing User Manual

Chapter 1 - User Manual Introduction

General information which introduces the key concepts of addressing

Chapter 2 - NSW Address Policy

Overview of addressing requirements for NSW

Chapter 3 - Governance Functions and Custodianship Roles

Details of functions and roles that all stakeholders involved in addressing are expected to undertake. Local government should see section 3.1 Governance - Data Producers and section 3.5 - Custodianship - Data Producers

Chapter 4 - NSW Address Database Metadata and Attributes

Information related to address data and the NSW Address Database. Local government should see section 4.5 - Core Address Components

Chapter 5 - Address Data Verification and Usage

Accessing and using address data

Chapter 6 - Addressing Principles

Specific information related to the assignment of address numbers, road names and locality boundaries as per the requirements of AS/NZS 4819: Rural and Urban Addressing

Chapter 7 - Addressing Procedures

Requirements for local government when engaging with stakeholders, assessing proposals or submitting information to the NSW Address Management and Operations Committee

Chapter 8 - Addressing Processes

Set of 7 processes which can be used to assign addresses and provide data to LPI. Local government should see process AP 5 - Addressing - Development and Subdivision

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