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How to Select a Region 2002-2006
 

HOW TO SELECT A REGION


Select a Region by Map
Hints on using the Maps
Select a Region by Name



SELECT A REGION BY MAP

Note: To view maps you will need to install a Scalable Vector Graphics Viewer. This can be downloaded free from the Adobe website. For more information see Help on View SVG Content.

Step 1: Decide what type of region you are interested in

There are two sets of maps to choose from:

  • Local Government Areas
  • Statistical Local Areas (and Statistical Sub Divisions, Statistical Divisions, State/Territory, Australia)


Step 2: Click on 'Select a Local Government Area by Map' or 'Select a Statistical Local Area by Map'.

Image: Left menu bar showing where to click on 'Select a Local Government Area by Map' or 'Select a Statistical Local Area by Map'

You will then see a map of Australia. On this page, you can access the profile for Australia by clicking on 'View information about Australia', or click on the map to view another region.

Image: Vew after clicking 'by Map' - Map of Australia


Step 3: Click on the state/territory that your region of interest is in.

This example will follow the SLA maps. For example, if you are interested in Fannie Bay in the Northern Territory, move the cursor onto the map and click on Northern Territory.

Note that from this map you can:
  • go back up to the previous map (by clicking on the 'Australia' link to go back to the map of Australia), or
  • view the profile for Northern Territory (by clicking on the link 'View information about Northern Territory'), or
  • continue to click on the map to go to the next level.


Image: Map of Northern Territory (example)


Step 4: Keep clicking on the part of the map that contains the region you are interested in.

Note: When you have reached the last level of region available, clicking on the map will not change the map, but will display the available profiles.

Image: Map of Darwin City - SSD, with Fannie Bay - SLA selected (example)


Step 5: View the profile for the region of interest.

Click on 'View Information about' to view the profile for your selected region.
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HINTS ON USING THE MAPS

There are two features of the maps that can help you find the region you are interested in.

Hint #1: Using Zoom

Use zoom to look more closely at very small regions.

With the cursor on the part of the map you wish to zoom into, right click on your mouse. A box will appear on screen - click on 'Zoom In'. Repeat this to zoom in closer. To return to the original size map, right click on your mouse and then click on 'Original View'.

Hint #2: Using 'Roll-Overs'

As you move the cursor over the map (and 'roll over' the regions), the name of the region under the cursor appears on the map and in 'Selected Region' above the map.
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SELECT A REGION BY NAME


Step 1: Decide what type of region you are interested in

There are two lists to choose from:
  • Local Government Areas
  • Statistical Local Areas (and Statistical Sub Divisions, Statistical Divisions, State/Territory, Australia)


Step 2: Click on 'Select a Local Government Area by Name' or 'Select a Statistical Local Area by Name'.

Image: Left menu bar showing where to click on 'Select a Local Government Area by Name' or 'Select a Statistical Local Area by Name'


Step 3: Find your region from the list

First, find the state/territory the region is in and click on the triangular twistie (Image: Triangular twistie) to open the list. (This example uses the Local Government Area list).

Image: View after clicking 'Select a Local Government Area by Name'. Clicking on the triangular twistie will open the list of regions in the state/territory.

Next, find the region name in the list.

Image: List of Local Government Areas in New South Wales (example)

Step 4: View the profile for the region of interest

Click on the region name to open the profile.

Image: Click on the region name to view the profile

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Other help on using the National Regional Profile, including a video demonstration, is available from the Help section on the left menu bar.

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