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Friday 3 July 2015
    Retail Trade, Australia, May 2015
    Contains monthly estimates of turnover for retail establishments. Trend, seasonally adjusted and original estimates are included for industry groups and states and Australia in current price terms. More detailed current price data classified by state and industry sub group are available from the downloads tab on the ABS website

Monday 6 July 2015
    Microdata: Childhood Education and Care, Australia, June 2014
    The following microdata product is available from the Childhood Education and Care Survey, June 2014 - TableBuilder

    To apply for access to TableBuilder, register and apply in the Registration Centre.

    This product provides data on child care arrangements for children aged 0-12 years, early childhood education and learning for children aged 0-8 years, some aspects of families' requirements for formal care or preschool and the education, income and working arrangements of parents with children aged 0-12 years. A detailed list of data items is available on the Downloads tab.

    The microdata enables users to tabulate, manipulate and analyse data. Steps to confidentialise the dataset are taken to ensure the integrity of data and maintain confidentiality of respondents. This includes removing any information that might uniquely identify an individual, reducing the level of detail for some items and collapsing some categories.

    Approved users can combine information about child care arrangements, children and parents to enable in-depth studies of child care issues.

    CEaCS files are arranged in a hierarchy, made up of the following 4 levels: Income unit Income unit care Child Child care

Tuesday 7 July 2015
    Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, May 2015
    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 departures (STRD). 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).
Replacement Content
    Schools, Australia, 2014
    This release from Schools, Australia, 2014 includes updated school characteristics data added to the Summary of School Characteristics datacube (Table 35a) and the Summary Tables datacube (Table 80a). These datacubes were originally released in March 2015.
    Livestock and Meat, Australia, May 2015
    This publication presents statistics on livestock slaughterings and meat production. These statistics are based on a monthly collection from abattoirs and other major slaughtering establishments and include estimates of animals slaughtered by country butchers and other small slaughtering establishments. More detailed information on this series can be obtained by referring to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) quarterly publication, Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no. 7215.0). Additional time series spreadsheets containing state/territory and national data are available from the Downloads tab for this publication. These spreadsheets contain original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates for slaughtering and meat production for bulls, bullocks and steers, cows and heifers, cattle (excluding calves), calves, sheep, lambs and pigs.

Wednesday 8 July 2015
Additional Information
    Building Approvals, Australia, May 2015
    These data cubes present Building Approvals data for small geographic areas.

Thursday 9 July 2015
Additional Information
    Schools, Australia, 2014
    This release from Schools, Australia, 2014 includes an additional school characteristics datacube, Table 36a presents proportions and counts of schools by enrolment size ranges, state and territories, affiliation, and school level for 2014.
    International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, June 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.
    Labour Force, Australia, June 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.

Friday 10 July 2015
    Housing Finance, Australia, May 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.
First Issue
    Information Paper: Construction of the Expanded Analytical Business Longitudinal Database, 2001-02 to 2012-13
    This information paper summarises the process used to construct the Expanded Analytical Business Longitudinal Database (EABLD. The EABLD integrates firm-level data collected by the ABS and administrative data sourced from the Australian Tax Office; it includes all financial periods from 2001-02 to 2012-13. Information on data sources and access arrangements are available in the paper.

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