Administrative Boundaries

Theme Sponsor: ANZLIC (interim arrangement)

Description: The Administrative Boundaries theme is a collection of legislative, regulatory, political, statistical, maritime and general administrative boundaries sourced from local, state and territory, national and international boundary datasets.

Committees: TBC

Standards: AS/NZS ISO 19115 - ANZLIC Metadata Profile Version 1.1 (implemented using ISO/TS 19139:2007, Geographic information – Metadata – XML schema implementation)

AS/NZS ISO 19131:2008 Geographic Information – Data product specifications

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Feature Service (WFS) Implementation Specification 1.1.0 (OGC Document No. 04-094)

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Map Service (WMS) Implementation Specification 1.3.0 (OGC Document No. 06-042)



Dataset Description
Jurisdictional Boundaries The agreed boundary separating the individual states and territories of Australia and bounded by the maritime boundary.
Australian Statistical Geographical Standard Boundaries The geographical boundaries that divide the area of interest on which the statistics are collected for purposes under the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act, 1975.
Australian Electoral Boundaries The geographical boundaries that divide the area of interest for the purposes of an election or referendum held under the Commonwealth Electoral Act, 1918.
Maritime Boundaries The delineation of the baseline from which the outer limits of the various maritime zones are measured as set out in the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Seas and Submerged Lands Act, 1973.