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Wednesday 27 August 2014
Final Issue
    Australian Social Trends, 2014
    Australian Social Trends presents analysis and commentary on a wide range of social issues. This final release of AST contains an article that explores the gap in labour force outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander and non-indigenous peoples by creating scenarios where the two populations have the same characteristics (through standardisation).
    Construction Work Done, Australia, Preliminary, June 2014
    Presents preliminary statistics for the value of construction work done in Australia. Separate data is shown for building work done and for engineering work done for both the private and public sectors. The building work done data is further dissected into new residential, alterations and additions to residential and non-residential work. Original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates for Australia, as well as some original state and territory data, are provided in current prices and chain volume measures terms. This is the major source of data used to compile the national accounts estimates for private gross fixed capital formation on dwellings, and other buildings and structures.

Thursday 28 August 2014
First Issue
    Ancestry Standard, 2014, Version 2.1
    A major advantage of the Ancestry variable is that it is able to measure an association with ethnic and cultural groups which do not equate directly to countries or languages and thus cannot be readily identified using country of birth or language variables. It can be used by ABS collections and other agencies which collect and/or disseminate data for statistical or administrative purposes.
    Population by Age and Sex, Regions of Australia, 2013
    Contains latest available estimates by age and sex of the resident populations of areas of Australia as at 30 June. These estimates are provided for Statistical Areas Level 2 - 4 (SA2s - SA4s), Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (GCCSAs), and states and territories of Australia according to the current edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).

    Estimates are also provided for Local Government Areas (LGAs).
First Issue
    Microdata: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Survey. Detailed Conditions and Other Health Data, 2012-13
    This TableBuilder release will provide information on a range of key health indicators for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) component of the 2012-13 Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS). Topics covered will include: long-term health conditions, health risk factors, selected social and emotional wellbeing indicators and health measurements.

    For more information please contact National Information Referral Service at 1300 135 070.
    Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia, June Quarter 2014
    Preliminary estimates derived from a sample survey of private businesses. Contains estimates of actual and expected new capital expenditure by type of asset (new buildings and other structures/equipment, plant and machinery) and by selected Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification industries. These statistics are expressed in current prices and chain volume measures, in original, seasonally adjusted and trend terms and are available for Australia and by state/territory.
    Managed Funds, Australia, June 2014
    Provides information quarterly, about money pooled for investment purposes in the managed funds industry. The statistics also provide the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions, classified by type of asset. The statistics also present unconsolidated information on the assets and liabilities of life insurance corporations, superannuation (pension) funds, public offer (retail) unit trusts, common funds, friendly societies and cash management trusts and the source of funds being invested with resident investment managers.
    Microdata: Census of Motor Vehicles, Australia, 2014
    The following microdata products are available from the Census of Motor Vehicles, Australia. -TableBuilder

    Apply online for access to the TableBuilder at

    Census of Motor Vehicles TableBuilder product provides data on motor vehicles registered with an Australian state or territory motor vehicle authority for unrestricted use on public roads at the annual census date (31st January). Data include: State; Postcode; Make/model; Year of Manufacture; Body Type; Number of Seats; Number of Cylinders; Engine Capacity; Fuel Type; Number of Axles; Tare; Gross Vehicle Mass; Gross Combination Mass; and Heavy Vehicle Code. Sparsity threshold has been relaxed.

    A detailed list of data items is available on the Downloads tab.

    For more information about TableBuilder refer to

Friday 29 August 2014
No scheduled releases today.

Monday 1 September 2014
    Business Indicators, Australia, June 2014
    Contains quarterly estimates of profits, income from the sale of goods and services, wages and salaries, and the book value of inventories. These data are classified by broad industry, and original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates are included for Australia, in current price terms. Volume measures are published for sales and inventories. State/territory data will also be included for sales, and wages and salaries, in current price terms.
    Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Australia, June 2014
    Actual and expected expenditure by private organisations exploring for minerals and petroleum. Mineral exploration expenditure is classified by state and commodity, and data are provided on metres drilled. Petroleum exploration expenditure is classified by onshore/offshore, and from the September quarter 1994, by region.

Tuesday 2 September 2014
    Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia, June 2014
    Provides detailed quarterly balance of payments tables on current, capital and financial transactions for the latest six quarters, including seasonally adjusted, trend and chain volume measures of the current account. It also provides a complete international investment position statement with details of the level of investment, investment flows and associated income. Detailed information is also provided on Australia's foreign debt. It includes longer term historical series, exchange rates, analytical ratios, analytical comment, graphs of principal aggregates as well as articles of interest and a list of such articles published in recent related publications.
    Government Finance Statistics, Australia, June Quarter 2014
    This release presents Government Finance Statistics (GFS) on an accrual accounting basis for the general government sector and the non-financial public sector. The key statement presented is the operating statement.
    Building Approvals, Australia, July 2014
    Provides the number and value of dwelling units approved by sector (public/private) and by state, number and value of new houses and other residential dwelling units approved by type of building, and the number and value of non-residential building jobs approved by type of building (i.e. by function such as 'retail and wholesale trade', 'offices') and value ranges. State data includes the number of private sector houses approved; number and value of new other residential dwellings by type of building such as flats, units or apartments in a building of one or two storeys; number and value of non-residential building jobs by type of building and sector; and for Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, the total number of dwelling units approved broken down by Houses, Dwellings Excluding Houses and Total Dwelling Units. Seasonally adjusted and trend estimates by state are included for the number of dwelling units and value of building approved. The quarterly value of building approved is shown in chain volume measure terms. Small geographic area data cubes are presented for Statistical Areas Level 2 and Local Government Areas.

Wednesday 3 September 2014
    Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, June 2014
    Detailed presentation of quarterly national accounts showing both current price estimates and chain volume measures in original, seasonally adjusted and trend terms. State details for components of state final demand are also included.
    Tourism Region Maps and Allocation File, Australia, 2014
    The ABS and other organisations publish tourism data by Tourism Regions. This product provides maps and an allocation file (previously known as correspondence file) for Tourism Regions for each state and the Northern Territory. Tourism Regions represent groups of Statistical Areas Level Two (SA2). SA2s are a small spatial unit of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). The allocation file provides Tourism Region names and their corresponding SA2 names and codes. Changes to Tourism Regions are applied to products issued in the following year.

Final issue
    Australian Social Trends, August 2014

    Final release of this publication *** This product has been cancelled ***

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