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Thursday 8 October 2015
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    Building Approvals, Australia, August 2015

    These data cubes present Building Approvals data for small geographic areas.

Friday 9 October 2015
    Housing Finance, Australia, August 2015
    Contains time series data for secured and unsecured housing finance commitments for owner occupation, commitments for construction or purchase of dwellings for rent or resale, and loan outstandings to individuals/households for housing. For secured housing finance for owner occupation, this publication presents the number and value of commitments made by banks, permanent building societies, wholesale lenders n.e.c. and other lenders, provided to individuals/households. These commitments are classified by construction of dwellings, the purchase of new and established dwellings, the refinancing of existing dwellings and alterations and additions to dwellings.

Monday 12 October 2015
    International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, September 2015
    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.
    Lending Finance, Australia, August 2015
    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.

Tuesday 13 October 2015
Additional Information
    Land Management and Farming in Australia, 2013-14

    Additional commentary, graphs and maps have been released for Land Management and Farming in Australia. No new data are included.

Wednesday 14 October 2015
Additional Information
    Frameworks for Australian Social Statistics, June 2015

    This release provides additional information to Frameworks for Australian Social Statistics. The page on Information and Communication Technology has been updated.
    Building Activity, Australia, June 2015
    Presents building activity statistics, for each state and territory, and for private and public sectors for Australia. Includes number of dwelling units commenced, completed and approved not yet commenced and value of building work commenced, completed, done and yet to be done, all by state and territory. Information is provided for new residential buildings (houses and other residential), alterations and additions to residential buildings and non-residential buildings by type of building (e.g. offices, warehouses, accommodation, etc). In addition, many series are shown in seasonally adjusted and trend terms, while the value of building work commenced and done is also shown in chain volume measures. It includes more comprehensive and updated information to that contained in cat. no. 8755.0.
    Construction Activity: Chain Volume Measures, Australia, June 2015
    General measure of activity within the building and construction sector, and Implicit Price Deflators. Besides sector total, the figures are broken into private and public sector construction; and into residential and non-residential building, total building, engineering construction, and non-residential construction. Data are provided on both an original and seasonally adjusted basis.

Thursday 15 October 2015
    Australian Bureau of Statistics -- Annual Report, 2014-15
    Reports on the operations of the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
    Labour Force, Australia, September 2015
    Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force.
    Motor Vehicle Use, Australia, 12 months ended 31 October 2014
    Comprises estimates for private and commercial vehicles registered for road use with a motor vehicle registration authority; by state/territory of registration, area of operation, number of vehicles, total and average kilometres travelled, vehicle usage, fuel consumption and load carried. Bus statistics include kilometres travelled by main type of service.
    Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, September 2015
    Contains monthly information on sales of new motor vehicles in each state/territory sourced from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. Data are provided in original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimated terms. Sales data are available for passenger vehicles, sports utility vehicles, other vehicles and total vehicles at the state/territory and national levels.

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