[talk-au] State names

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Jun 24 06:43:17 UTC 2018

On 24/06/18 16:20, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> G'day
> The latest (?) upgrade to iD reformatted the address fields to suit Oz 
> addresses & also introduced a State field to be entered.
> Question & policy decision needed here please :-)
> Queensland / Qld / QLD?
> How should we be entering our State names?

Well the 'rules' for names say no abbreviations.

Much as we commonly use the abbreviations... for me the abbreviation is 
But Australia Post wants capitals .. I suppose they are easier for the 
machines to read them?
See page 24 (26 on the PDF reader) on 

There you  go, an 'all ways' bet. :)
  I'd go no abbreviation.

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