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Indigenous Statistics for Schools

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How to find information on the ABS website?
  • Looking for Indigenous statistics? Visit Themes - Indigenous Statistical Releases for a range of related publications and articles. To get there, simply click on 'Themes' from the top menu on the ABS home page and choose 'Indigenous' from the Population category.

  • If you know the catalogue number or title of an ABS publication, use the Statistics link on the ABS home page.

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  • Google it! - ABS commissioned Google to develop a search system specifically for the ABS website. In the top right-hand corner of the ABS homepage is the Google search box. Type in keywords and a search of all ABS related information will occur.

  • If you are looking for resources for the classroom, go to the Education pages of the website: or You can also choose the Education link at the top of the ABS home page:
  • If you are looking for classroom ideas, publications or general information about Education resources, try Education News. This online newsletter is produced four times a year and provides classroom ideas, feedback from teachers, links to publications, tips for finding information on the ABS website and more.
  • If you are after Census Data you can use the Census tab on the left side navigator or the top navigator of the ABS home page or via
  • Phone NIRS on 1300 135 070 (free call). NIRS can provide up to 5 minutes of free assistance.
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