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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/01/2006   
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CONTENTS

    Preface
    Introduction
    Acknowledgements
    Symbols and Abbreviations
    Chapter 1 - Geography and Climate
      Introduction
      Geography of Australia
      Australia's climate
      Bibliography
    Chapter 2 - Government
      Introduction
      The constitutional basis of government
      The Sovereign
      The Governor-General
      The Commonwealth Parliament
      The Australian Government
      The Australian Public Service
      Commonwealth elections
      State government
      Territory government
      Local government
      Political parties
      Reference notes
      Bibliography
    Chapter 3 - International relations
      Introduction
      Australia's credentials and place in the international system
      Australia's bilateral relationships
      Australia's security interests
      Australia's economic interests
      Australia's environment interests
      Australia's engagement with the United Nations
      Australia and the Commonwealth
      Australia's human rights policy
      The role of DFAT in Australia's international relations
      The Australian overseas aid program
      Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
      Bibliography
    Chapter 4 - Defence
      Introduction
      Strategic environment
      Operations
      Resources
      Capabilities
      People
      Bibliography
    Chapter 5 - Population
      Introduction
      Population size and growth
      Population projections
      Geographic distribution of the population
      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
      Births
      Deaths
      International migration
      Country of birth
      Marriages, divorces and de facto relationships
      Households and families
      Citizenship
      Languages
      Bibliography
    Chapter 6 - Labour
      Introduction
      Labour market statistics
      Labour force
      Employed people
      Unemployed people
      Persons not in the labour force
      Underutilised labour
      Earnings
      Industrial relations
      Job vacancies
      Bibliography
    Chapter 7 - Income and welfare
      Introduction
      Household income, expenditure and wealth
      Income support and other community support programs
      Bibliography
    Chapter 8 - Housing
      Introduction
      Types of dwellings
      Number of bedrooms
      Home ownerships and renting
      Housing costs and income
      Housing and life cycle
      Housing costs - capital cities
      House prices - capital cities
      Value of dwellings
      Housing finance for owner occupation and investment
      Housing assistance
      Bibliography
    Chapter 9 - Health
      Introduction
      National health surveys
      How Australians rate their health
      Health status
      National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs)
      Communicable diseases
      Health care delivery and financing
      Web sites for further information
      Bibliography
    Chapter 10 - Education and training
      Introduction
      Government responsibilities in education
      Early childhood education
      Primary and secondary education
      Vocational education and training (VET)
      Higher education
      Adult and community education (ACE)
      Participation in education
      Educational attainment
      Expenditure on education
      Bibliography
    Chapter 11 - Crime and justice
      Introduction
      The criminal justice system
      Expenditure on public order and safety
      The police
      National crime statistics
      Crimes recorded by police
      Drug offences
      Outcomes of police investigations
      Courts
      Corrective services
      Prisoners
      Most serious offence
      Community-based corrections
      Deaths in custody
      Bibliography
    Chapter 12 - Culture and recreation
      Introduction
      Culture and natural heritage
      National parks
      Museums and art galleries
      Botanic gardens, zoological parks and aquariums
      Libraries and archives
      Literature and print media
      Performing arts
      Film and Video
      Radio and television broadcasting
      Support for heritage and arts
      Funding for heritage and arts
      Religious affiliation
      Employment and involvement in cultural activities
      Children's participation in organised cultural activities
      Sport and recreation
      Sports and physical recreation services
      Amusement and leisure industries
      Funding for sport and recreation
      Employment and involvement in sports and physical activities
      Participation in sports and physical activities
      Children's participation in organised sport
      Children's participation in selected leisure activities
      Bibliography
    Chapter 13 - Industry structure and performance
      Introduction
      The evolution of Australian industry
      Value of goods and services produced by industries
      An industry view of employment
      Industry productivity
      Bibliography
    Chapter 14 - Agriculture
      Introduction
      The agricultural environment
      Land use for agriculture
      Irrigation
      Characteristics of Australian farms
      Employment in agriculture
      Gross value of agricultural commodities produced
      Financial statistics of farm businesses
      Crops
      Livestock
      Meat production and slaughterings
      The wool industry
      Bibliography
    Chapter 15 - Forestry and fishing
      Introduction
      Forestry
      Fishing
      Bibliography
    Chapter 16 - Mining
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the mining industry
      Structure and performance of the mining industry
      Mineral, oil and gas resources
      Expenditure on mineral and petroleum exploration
      Research and development expenditure
      Production and trade of major minerals, oil, gas and petroleum
      Profile of major minerals, oil and gas
      Bibliography
    Chapter 17 - Energy
      Introduction
      Energy supply and use
      Energy resources
      Energy production
      International trade in energy products
      Energy use
      Bibliography
    Chapter 18 - Manufacturing
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the manufacturing industry
      Structure and performance of the manufacturing industry
      Manufactured commodities
      Price indexes
      Research and development expenditure
      Bibliography
    Chapter 19 - Construction
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the construction industry
      Trends in construction activity
      Residential building
      Non-residential building
      Engineering construction
      Price indexes for construction
      Bibliography
    Chapter 20 - Service industries
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the service industries sector
      Selected service industries
      Bibliography
    Chapter 21 - Tourism
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the tourism industry
      International visitor arrivals
      Australian resident departures
      Visitor travel in Australia
      Tourist accommodation
      Bibliography
    Chapter 22 - Transport
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the transport and storage industry
      Structure and performance of the transport and storage industry
      Transport activity
      Accidents, injuries and fatalities
      Transport equipment
      Bibliography
    Chapter 23 - Information and communication technology
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the communication services industries
      Telecommunication services industry
      Internet activity
      Postal communications
      The information and communication technology (ICT) sector
      ICT-related Research and Experimental Development (R&D)
      Government technology
      Business use of information technology (IT)
      Bibliography
    Chapter 24 - Environment
      Introduction
      Water
      Australia's greenhouse gas emissions
      Residential waste management in Australia
      Environmental assets
      Bibliography
    Chapter 25 - Science and innovation
      Introduction
      Innovation
      Expenditure and human resources devoted to R&D
      Resources devoted to R&D
      Bibliography
    Chapter 26 - Financial system
      Introduction
      Regulatory framework
      Inter-sectoral financial flows
      Financial enterprises
      Financial markets
      Managed funds
      Lending by financial institutions
      Money and the payments system
      Bibliography
    Chapter 27 - Government finance
      Introduction
      Public sector
      Understanding the GFS financial statements
      Total public sector, all levels of government combined
      General government, all levels of government combined
      General government, state and territory governments
      General government, local governments
      Taxation revenue
      Bibliography
    Chapter 28 - Prices
      Introduction
      Consumer price index (CPI)
      Producer price indexes
      International trade price indexes
      Bibliography
    Chapter 29 - National accounts
      Introduction
      Defining and measuring GDP
      Chain volume or 'real' GDP
      Chain price indexes and implicit price deflators
      National income, expenditure and product accounts
      State accounts
      Input-output tables
      Financial accounts
      National balance sheet
      Bibliography
    Chapter 30 - International accounts and trade
      Introduction
      International accounts
      International merchandise trade
      International trade in services
      Bibliography
    Articles
      Articles contained in previous issues
      Articles contained in this issue


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