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Tuesday 11 December 2018
3301.0Births, Australia, 2017
Contains statistics on live births and fertility for Australia, states and territories, and sub-state regions, based on calendar year of registration data. Information on characteristics of the child include place of usual residence, sex, Indigenous status, and age, marital status and country of birth of parents.
5372.0.55.001International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, November 2018
The Confidential Commodities List (CCL) details all import and export commodities which have been subjected to confidentiality restrictions since 1 January 1988. Also included is a description of the information contained in the CCL and some details about the impact of confidentiality restrictions on ABS merchandise trade output.
6150.0.55.003Labour Account Australia, Quarterly Experimental Estimates, September 2018
This publication presents experimental estimates for the Australian Labour Account.

The Australian Labour Account provides a framework through which existing labour market data from different sources can be confronted and integrated, with the aim of producing a coherent and consistent set of aggregate labour market statistics.

The Australian Labour Account consists of four central quadrants of Jobs, Persons, Labour Volume and Labour Payments. Data in each table are available quarterly, and for the industry divisions defined in the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industry Classification (ANZSIC).
6416.0Residential Property Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities, September 2018
Provides estimates of changes in residential property prices in each of the eight capital cities of Australia and related statistics. The information is presented in the form of price indexes for established houses and attached dwellings as well as an aggregated residential property price index. Estimates relating to the total value of the dwelling stock and, transfer counts and medians are also provided.

Wednesday 12 December 2018
4364.0.55.001National Health Survey: First Results, 2017-18
Contains a cross-section of key health statistics including long-term health conditions; mental wellbeing; and health risk factors including alcohol consumption, smoking, exercise, body mass and dietary practices.
5217.0Australian National Accounts: Supply Use Tables, 2016-17
First IssueThis publication presents the first release of the Australia Supply Use tables for the period 1994-95 to 2016-17. The Supply Use tables were introduced in the annual National Accounts in 1998 as an integral part of the annual compilation of the Australian System of National Accounts. They are used to ensure Gross Domestic Product is balanced for all three approaches (production, expenditure and income) and provide the annual benchmarks from which the quarterly estimates are compiled.
5671.0Lending Finance, Australia, October 2018
Contains time series data on the value of monthly commitments for secured housing finance, other personal finance, commercial and lease finance. Includes summary tables of personal and commercial finance commitments under fixed and revolving credit facilities, the value of goods under finance lease commitments, and the value of personal, commercial and lease finance commitments by purpose. Also included are thematic tables on the financing of housing, motor vehicles and plant and equipment.
6150.0.55.003Labour Account Australia, Quarterly Experimental Estimates, September 2018
Additional InformationThis release contains information from 2010-11 to 2017-18 for the Australian Labour Account for 80 different industries. The Labour Account Experimental Estimates annual data allows yearly movements of the labour market to be analysed in detail, and have a better understanding of them. It also complements other ABS measures to build a more comprehensive picture of the labour market.
6470.0.55.002Information Paper: Introduction of the Consumer Price Index Weight Update, 2018,
First IssueFollowing the implementation of the 17th Series of the Australian Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the December quarter 2017, the upper level (expenditure class) weights will be updated annually. This release presents the first time the CPI weights will be updated primarily using Household Final Consumption Expenditure (HFCE) data available from the National Accounts.

The Selected Living Cost Indexes (SLCIs), incorporating the Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index (PBLCI) and the Analytical Living Cost Indexes (ALCIs) will also be updated. These indexes are produced as a by-product of the CPI, with weights also derived from the HFCE and taking into consideration conceptual differences for some expenditure classes (ECs).

This information paper details the new weighting patterns, as well as discussing the key changes and providing an overview of data sources and methodologies used in deriving the weights.

The 2018 CPI and SLCI weight updates will be implemented in the December quarter 2018, due to be released on 30 January 2019 and 6 February 2019 respectively.

Thursday 13 December 2018
1504.0Methodological News, December 2018
Methodological News is a quarterly information bulletin from the Methodology Division. The newsletter features articles and developments in relation to work done with the division.
5232.0Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, September 2018
Contains quarterly data for: national, sectoral and subsectoral financial accounts (flows) and balance sheets by financial instruments and counterparties; national, sectoral and subsectoral capital accounts; financial instrument market tables by sectors and subsectors issuing/accepting/borrowing by counterparties; demand for credit and credit outstanding by non-financial domestic sectors and subsectors; household balance sheet and associated analytical measures of income, consumption, saving and wealth; and household housing loans outstanding by lending institution. All estimates are in current prices, and the capital accounts are presented in original, seasonal adjusted and trend terms.

Following ongoing quality assurance work a number of data quality issues have been identified with Table 52. Nominal Value of Short Term Loans and Placements Market ($ million) and Table 53. Nominal Value of Long Term Loans and Placements Market ($ million). This table will be unavailable until further notice. However, Table 45. The Short Term Loans and Placements Market ($ million) and Table 46. The Long Term Loans and Placements Market ($ million) are quality assured.
6202.0.55.003Labour Force, Australia - Rebenchmarked Estimates, October 2018
Summary results following the process of rebencmarking the Labour Force Survey data to the final 2016 Census based Estimated Resident Population for the period July 2011 to October 2018. Spreadsheets include estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and persons not in the labour force.

Friday 14 December 2018
No scheduled releases today.

Monday 17 December 2018
3401.0Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, October 2018
The monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) publication contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. The focus of this publication is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident returns (STRR). Statistics on permanent and long-term movements (i.e. one year or more) are also available, however, permanent and long-term movements in this publication are not an appropriate source for migration statistics. For information on Net Overseas Migration (NOM) refer to Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) and for quarterly NOM data Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).

Tuesday 18 December 2018
4343.0.55.001Coordination of Health Care Study: Use of Health Services and Medicines, Australia, 2015-16
First IssueContains data on people aged 45 years and over who saw a general practitioner in the last 12 months, their use of Medicare Benefits Schedule health services and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines, as well as their experiences with health care professionals and the health care system.