[talk-au] Postcodes in South Australia

Andrew Davidson theswavu at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 09:17:47 UTC 2018


The SA suburbs dataset has post codes in it. However it would appear 
that this was not included in the early import:

http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/zir

On 04/06/18 17:03, Alex Sims wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I’m getting increasingly frustrated with how my GPS (OpenStreetMap on 
> Garmin via mkgmap) and the OpenStreetMap Nominatim handle postcodes in 
> South Australia with a lot of defaulting to 5000 (Adelaide CBD)
> 
> I am assuming that a given suburb or locality maps to a single postcode 
> (excluding institution’s which I don’t think we care about) but that a 
> postcode my map to more than one suburb or locality
> 
> Given that I can see two ways of doing this (manual editing):
> 
>  1. Find a sign, say outside a post office in a suburb/locality and use
>     that value for that suburb/locality
>  2. Use the ABS definitions as a guide
> 
> Any comments as to things I’ve not thought of with regards to 
> licensing/accuracy?
> 
> Alex
> 
> 
> 
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