Australian Bureau of Statistics
1270.0.55.001 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 - Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2011
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The Mesh Block category is not designed to provide a definitive land use mapping. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Block.
Where practical, Mesh Block boundaries do not cross cadastral boundaries. Essentially Mesh Blocks are designed to be an aggregation of land parcels.
Gazetted Suburbs and Localities
Where possible, Mesh Blocks are designed to contain or aggregate to whole suburbs or rural localities.
Mesh Block boundaries reflect topographic features as these have the potential to define communities.
The topographic features used for Mesh Block design include:
Where practical, Mesh Blocks are designed to be compact in size and shape.
MESH BLOCK CODE
The 11-digit Mesh Block code comprises: S/T identifier (1 digit), Mesh Block identifier (10 digits).
Mesh Block Identifier Ranges
Within each S/T, the Mesh Block identifier is in the range 0000000000 to 9999999999.
This page last updated 22 December 2010
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