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AGLS Jurisdiction Vocabulary Encoding Scheme

Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/

Term URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/AglsJuri

HTML/XHTML scheme syntax: AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri

XML/RDF scheme syntax: aglsterms:AglsJuri

The coverage and jurisdiction properties and the AGLS Agent and AGLS Availability Syntax Encoding Schemes provide information about jurisdictions associated with a resource. The AGLS Jurisdiction Vocabulary Encoding Scheme is a controlled list of terms for providing Australian jurisdiction values in AGLS metadata records.

Jurisdiction & abbreviation Definition
[Commonwealth of] Australia AU Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (UK)
Australian Antarctic Territory AAT The Australian Antarctic Territory plus the subantarctic territories of Heard and McDonald Islands
Australian Capital Territory ACT Seat of Government Surrender Act 1909 (NSW)
Seat of Government Surrender Act 1915 (NSW)
Indian Ocean Territories IOT Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island
New South Wales NSW Constitution Act 1902 (NSW)
Norfolk Island NI Norfolk Island Act 1979 (Cth)
Northern Territory NT Northern Territory Acceptance Act 1910 (Cth)
Queensland QLD Letters Patent erecting the Colony of Queensland 1859 (UK)
Letters Patent altering the western boundary of Queensland 1862 (UK)
Queensland Coast Islands Act 1879 (Qld)
South Australia SA South Australian Act (Foundation Act) 1834 (UK)
Letters Patent establishing the Province of South Australia 19 February 1836 (UK)
Tasmania TAS Order-In-Council Separating Van Diemen’s Land From New South Wales 1825 (UK)
Victoria VIC General Instructions to the Superintendent of Port Phillip, 1839
Western Australia WA Letters Patent re Constitution 25 August 1890 (UK)
Other   Any other Australian jurisdiction not named here
Note: Geographical boundaries of the Australian jurisdictions are contained in the various Acts, Letters Patents, Orders, and Commissions listed above.

Use the Australian Standard Geographic Classification (ASGC) Vocabulary Encoding Scheme to describe Local Government Areas.

Examples

HTML


<meta name="DCTERMS.coverage" scheme="AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri" content="Australia">
<meta name="AGLSTERMS.jurisdiction" scheme="AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri" content="Western Australia">
<meta name="AGLSTERMS.jurisdiction" scheme="AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri" content="NSW">

XHTML

<meta name="DCTERMS.coverage" scheme="AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri" content="Australia" />
<meta name="AGLSTERMS.jurisdiction" scheme="AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri" content="Western Australia" />
<meta name="AGLSTERMS.jurisdiction" scheme="AGLSTERMS.AglsJuri" content="NSW" />

XML

<dcterms:coverage xsi:type="aglsterms:AglsJuri">
South Australia
</dcterms:coverage>
<dcterms:coverage xsi:type="aglsterms:AglsJuri">
WA
</dcterms:coverage>
<aglsterms:jurisdiction xsi:type="aglsterms:AglsJuri">
Tasmania
</aglsterms:jurisdiction>
<aglsterms:jurisdiction xsi:type="aglsterms:AglsJuri">
NSW
</aglsterms:jurisdiction>

RDF

<dcterms:coverage>
<rdf:Description>
<dcam:memberOf rdf:resource="aglsterms:AglsJuri" />
<rdf:value>South Australia</rdf:value>
</rdf:Description>
</dcterms:coverage>
<dcterms:coverage>
<rdf:Description>
<dcam:memberOf rdf:resource="aglsterms:AglsJuri" />
<rdf:value>WA</rdf:value>
</rdf:Description>
</dcterms:coverage>
<aglsterms:jurisdiction>
<rdf:Description>
<dcam:memberOf rdf:resource="aglsterms:AglsJuri" />
<rdf:value>Tasmania</rdf:value>
<rdf:value>Tas</rdf:value>
</rdf:Description>
</aglsterms:jurisdiction>
<aglsterms:jurisdiction>
<rdf:Description>
<dcam:memberOf rdf:resource="aglsterms:AglsJuri" />
<rdf:value>NSW</rdf:value>
</rdf:Description>
</aglsterms:jurisdiction>