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  Australian Bureau of Statistics
For example, census data are used extensively to plan for communities; labour statistics are used in the formulation of macroeconomic policy and in developing government labour market policies and programmes; and social statistics are used to support policy development in areas such as health, social security, taxation, and community and family services.
Reliable social and economic statistics are fundamental to open government and it is the responsibility of government to provide them and to maintain public confidence in them.
This statement provides a picture of the expected financial results for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by identifying full accrual expenses and revenues, which highlight whether the ABS is operating at a sustainable level.
www.budget.gov.au /2001-02/pbs/html/abs.htm   (2072 words)

  
  Australian Bureau of Statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the Australian government agency that collects and publishes statistical information about Australia and its people.
The last Australian population census was held on August 8, 2006, and prior to that, in 2001.
The current Australian Statistician Dennis Trewin, was listed as one of Australia's Smart 100 in a 2003 poll run by the Australian magazine The Bulletin for his new suite of statistical indicators - in a publication titled "Measuring Australia's Progress" - which sets out and tracks key aspects of social progress in Australia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australian_Bureau_of_Statistics   (553 words)

  
 The Commonwealth Treasurer – Speech - Address to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Centenary Celebration, ...
They recognised that statistics were going to be important to the new nation and set up legislative arrangements that have stood the test of time.
But thanks are also due to the people and businesses of Australia, who contribute directly to ABS outcomes through their participation in the many statistical surveys conducted every year, and in particular to all the Australian households and their members who participate in the Census.
Statistics are so vital to our national life, and have made such a key contribution to nation-building, that they lend themselves easily to structural analogies.
www.treasurer.gov.au /tsr/content/speeches/2005/019.asp   (1637 words)

  
 Australian Bureau of Statistics to recognize Intersex : IMC-SA
Australian Bureau of Statistics to recognize Intersex and Androgynous people's right to declare their identity on the National Census to be held in August 2006.
Chris Somers xxy, an Australian and International intersexed activist, has persuaded the Australian Bureau of Statistics to accept that people who were born and are known as biologically intersexed or androgynous and who do not feel comfortable in declaring themselves to be either male or female, no longer have to.
Whereas the 2006 Census forms have all been printed at considerable cost to the Australian taxpayers, they will as a consequence not be reprinted to include the two new designator fields this time around.
southafrica.indymedia.org /print.php?id=9803   (404 words)

  
 Australian Bureau of Statistics
The Government is providing the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) with additional funding to develop a Centenary of Federation gift to the nation in the form of name-identified census information.
For example, economic statistics are used to formulate government macroeconomic policies, to assist in allocating Commonwealth funds to State Governments, to formulate industry development policies, in financial and business planning and in wage determination.
The population and social statistics output contains statistical information relating to the Australian population, including census and demographic statistics, as well as information relating to the social and economic wellbeing of the population.
www.budget.gov.au /2000-01/pbs/html/abs-01.htm   (949 words)

  
 UNSW Embryo- Statistics - International and Australian (text only)
Australian Bureau of Statistics has a publication Australia Now- A Statistical Profile is an easy to read compiled population data, is a comprehensive collection relating to the Australian population as well as other statistical information.
This theory is based on the early statistical analysis of disease/longevity in babies with low birth weights in England by Barker, and has been called the "Barker Hypothesis".
Always ensure when using this statistical data that you pay attention to when the information was collected or when it relates to as often it is the "trend" over time that is insightful to changes that may be occuring in the population.
embryology.med.unsw.edu.au /Stats/txt.htm   (665 words)

  
 Australian meat pie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Australian meat pie refers to the most common variety of meat pie consumed in Australia.
The Australian meat pie manufacturer Four'N'Twenty claims that their pie was invented in 1947 by L. McClure in a small Bendigo bakery, to become the brand Four'N'Twenty.
In Queensland, Yatala Pies is one of the most successful independent direct meat pie retailers in the world (see Australian Bureau of Statistics) and bakes on average over 2,000 pies and pastries per day, more in peak times.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australian_meat_pie   (819 words)

  
 UOW - Media Release-Australian Bureau of Statistics to fund new Wollon…
Australian Bureau of Statistics to fund new Wollongong Chair
UOW's Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Informatics and Director of the Centre for Statistical and Survey Methodology, Professor David Steel, said that valid and effective statistical methodology was the foundation of much of the information needed by government and industry.
"Statistical methodology is an area of critical importance to the ABS and other providers of statistics, Mr Trewin said.
media.uow.edu.au /releases/2004/1203a.html   (605 words)

  
 Australian Men - A Social Underclass
Furthermore, since this statistic is for babies born in 2000, it says that even in almost a century from today, men will still be dieing 5.4 years earlier than women.
It is difficult to find statistics on the precise funding allocated annually to men's and women's health; most likely such information is suppressed.
The icing on the cake is that in Australian there are national screening and awareness programmes for breast and cervical cancers, but not for testicular and prostate cancers.
www.geocities.com /socialunderclass/health.html   (941 words)

  
 PM - Australian Bureau of Statistics report reveals social trends
MARK COLVIN: The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released its annual snapshot of the nation.
The ABS report "Australian Social Trends" profiles our society and attempts to produce the statistical evidence to explain how it's changing.
If you're a baby boomer, you might be facing up to the fact that you're old enough to be a grandparent, but wondering why you don't actually have any grandchildren to bounce on your knee.
www.abc.net.au /pm/content/2004/s1132571.htm   (720 words)

  
 Statistics
Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics (ABARE) - primary source of Australian agricultural data.
Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics (ABARE) - ABARE provides research and data on climate change.
Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics (ABARE) - ABARE is a primary source for data on the minerals and mining industry.
www.aph.gov.au /library/intguide/stats/index.htm   (1585 words)

  
 UNSW Embryo - Statistics - International and Australian
These statistics should also be compared with those for Australian Congenital Abnormalities.
The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council prepares recommendations for health care and reports on health.
Some examples of this form of abnormality are the impact of excess alcohol on neural development (Fetal alcohol syndrome), viral infection (rubella) at a critical stage of development, inadequate dietry folate intake (neural tube defects), effects of prescription drugs (Thalidomide- limb development) and even maternal endocrine function (thyroid development).
embryology.med.unsw.edu.au /Stats/page1.htm   (682 words)

  
 Australian Sports Commission - Topics in sport
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) collects and publishes statistics on a number of issues related to sport and recreation including participation, expenditure, international trade, employment, earnings, volunteers, attendance, retailing, manufacturing and facilities.
Australian football league injury report covers the incidence and prevalence of AFL injuries for the 2005 season, and compares to previous years.
These statistics are not broken down by sport but give an indication of the level of serious injuries.
www.ausport.gov.au /info/topics/statistics.asp   (885 words)

  
 United Nations Statistics Division - Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics
This Act may be cited as the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975.
(4) The Statistician shall control the operations of the Bureau and shall have such other functions, powers and duties as are conferred or imposed upon the Statistician by or under any Act and such other functions and powers as are conferred upon the Statistician by or under any law of a Territory.
There is hereby established a Council to be known as the Australian Statistics Advisory Council.
unstats.un.org /unsd/goodprac/bpform.asp?DocId=1&KeyId=23   (2178 words)

  
 The Spire Project: National Statistical Agencies
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (www.abs.gov.au) has made their searchable catalogue available online.
Statistics Canada (www.statcan.ca) is the Canadian national statistical agency.
Firstly, statistical agencies are legally required to disguise their statistics to protect the identity of specific businesses and individuals (with the exception of the Business Register).
spireproject.com /bureau.htm   (1225 words)

  
 Trends and Statistics - Links - Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
This national statistical report on the health, development and well being of Australia's children aged 0-14 years includes: an overview of the Australian child population; child health, development and wellbeing; the role of family and community; and looks at future directions in monitoring the health, development and wellbeing of Australia's children.
Statistics on young people's learning and work circumstances are presented and analysed in this report, including: difficulty in the transition from school to work; lack of reduction in long term youth unemployment; the shift from apprenticeships to traineeships to meet skills shortages; and Australia's failure to keep pace with developments in OECD countries.
Statistics are presented which provide a picture of the composition of the employed labour force over the last 30 years by age, sex, family status and hours of work, and of tendencies for working life to be abbreviated at one end by extended formal education and at the other by non-employment, particularly of older men.
www.aifs.gov.au /institute/info/trends.html   (14892 words)

  
 Australian Government Statistics - publications.gov.au
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia's official statistical organisation.
The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) is the national focus for the study of crime and criminal justice in Australia and for the dissemination of criminal justice information.
The Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE) operates within the Department of Transport and Regional Services to provide information and analysis for the Government and the community, improving the understanding of the economic factors influencing the transport sector and regional Australia.
www.publications.gov.au /index.php?statistics   (658 words)

  
 Statistics on Violence
A Survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that only 0.7 per cent of women had been subject to assault or threat of assault in their own home in any one year.
A Survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has shown that only 0.7 per cent of women had been subject to assault or threat of assault in their own home in any one year - A reduction of 25 per cent since 1983.
The Australian Burea of Statistics’ 1996 study Women’s Safety, Australia reported that in just over half (53.9%) of cases, alcohol was not involved in the violent incident.
www.respectyourman.org /violence_stats.asp   (3529 words)

  
 Statistics
Australian statistics covering causes of injuries and injury types for all age groups from about 1995-2005.
Statistics on the Australian film and television industry such as funding, production activity and what Australians are watching.
Statistics can also be found by searching the catalogue, databases or the Internet for 'statistics' as a keyword with your topic e.g.
library.curtin.edu.au /reference/statistics.html   (1736 words)

  
 Statistics - australia.gov.au
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia's official statistical organisation.
Provides links to various Australian Bureau of Statistics publications dealing with population issues such as population size and growth, population distribution, births, deaths, migration, marriages and divorces and households and families.
Projection of the Australian population based on the estimated resident population at 31 March 2005.
www.australia.gov.au /index.php?69   (623 words)

  
 Australian Bureau of Statistics Collection
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the official statistical organisation for the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments.
Its main function is to collect information on a wide range of Australian social and economic activities, to compile statistics and to disseminate them to Government, the private sector and the community.
The ABS produces a wide range of statistical data which are distributed in electronic, microform and print formats.
www.gu.edu.au /ins/collections/abs.html   (450 words)

  
 communitybuilders.nsw: Understand Your Community - Using Statistics and Data
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: A guide to data development
- More Australian adults were overweight or obese and more drank alcohol at risky or high risk levels in 2004-5 than in 2001, according to results from the 2004-05 Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey.
In 2004-05 the majority of Australians aged 15 years and over considered their health to be very good or excellent (up from 52% in 2001).
www.communitybuilders.nsw.gov.au /getting_started/statistics   (1254 words)

  
 Australian Government Statistics - publications.gov.au
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia's official statistical organisation.
The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) is the national focus for the study of crime and criminal justice in Australia and for the dissemination of criminal justice information.
The Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE) operates within the Department of Transport and Regional Services to provide information and analysis for the Government and the community, improving the understanding of the economic factors influencing the transport sector and regional Australia.
publications.gov.au /index.php?statistics   (658 words)

  
 Australian Bureau of Statistics, Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Science at Work Corporate entry
The Australian Bureau of Statistics was formed in March 1974.
The Bureau is located in Belconnen, in the Australia Capital Territory.
From the Website of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (18/12/00): 'We assist and encourage informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community, by providing a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service.'
www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au /asaw/biogs/A000408b.htm   (165 words)

  
 Statistics Internet Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Australian Bureau of Statistics: includes key national indicators, Australia in brief and links to other statistical agencies
Australian Property Monitor: Home price guide and area 'snapshot' for Sydney and Melbourne suburbs.
New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research - crime and court statistics, and full text publications dealing with current issues in criminology.
www.ryde.nsw.gov.au /library/statistics.htm   (271 words)

  
 Australian Bureau of Statistics Survey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Your ‘office’ seeks my assistance in formulating a statistical register so as to be able to ‘measure’ the living conditions and lifestyles of people residing on the Australian land mass.
I state that this ABS census statistics act 1905 does not apply to me as I am not a member of your religion.
Your statistics gathered have absolutely no ‘impact’ upon the well-being of people that are all suffering due to the impositions of others as well as their defiance of the Command of their Creator.
www.pindariherbfarm.com /surveys/abs2006.htm   (1124 words)

  
 Australian Bureau of Statistics
Mineral exploration expenditure figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirm the urgent need for a joint industry and government strategy to boost Queensland’s mineral exploration sector.
South Australia is on the verge of achieving its mineral exploration target of $100m a year almost two years ahead of schedule.
No part of this material may be reproduced, translated, transmitted, framed or stored in a retrieval system for public or private use without the written permission of the publisher.
www.ferret.com.au /Companies/Australian-Bureau-of-Statistics   (149 words)

  
 UTS Library - Australian Statistics
The ABS is Australia's national statistical agency and is a Commonwealth statutory authority with responsibilities to State and Territory governments.
A limited number of printed ABS reports are located at City Reference Green and Kuring-gai on Level 4 adjacent to the Liaison Office.
ABS Catalogue of Publications and Products (1101.0) (319.405 CATA City Reference Green) is a comprehensive listing of available statistics on particular subjects in the current and previous 4 years.
www.lib.uts.edu.au /information/study_guides/australian_statistics   (680 words)

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