1216.0.15.001 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) - Electronic Structures, 01 Jul 2009  
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15 July 2009. Note: As of 26th June 2009 there have been two changes to Local Government names in Queensland that are not reflected in the digital boundaries and associated files. These changes will be incorporated in ASGC 2010.

Dalby (R) is renamed Western Downs (R)
Roma (R) is renamed Maranoa (R)



The Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) is a hierarchical classification system of geographical areas and consists of a number of interrelated structures. It provides a common framework of statistical geography and enables the production of statistics which are comparable.

The ASGC 2009 has a date of effect of 1 July 2009.

The product ASGC 2009 Electronic Structures (cat. no. 1216.0.15.001) contains four comma delimited text files showing the levels and hierarchy of those ASGC structures current for the edition: the Main Structure, the Statistical Region Structure, the Statistical District Structure and the Local Government Area Structure.

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