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Are Australia's essential statistics hitting the mark?

For the first time, the quality of Australia's Essential Statistical Assets (ESA) has been assessed. Users and producers of statistical information now have a common understanding of how Australia's ESA meet critical dimensions of quality for statistical purposes, including timeliness and coverage. Find out how Australia’s statistical system is faring in Essential Statistical Assets for Australia, 2014 (cat. no. 1395.0)

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Releases for Tuesday 3 March 2015 at 11.30am (Canberra time)
December quarter 2014 current account seasonally adjusted deficit down $2.5b to $9.6b - Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5302.0) View the Media Release
January 2015: Continued strength in dwelling approvals for January - Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0) View the Media Release
Just over 1 million short-term departures by Australian residents in December 2014 - Preliminary Estimates of Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia (cat. no. 3401.0.30.001) View the Media Release
December quarter 2014 general government expenses exceeded revenue by $7b - Government Finance Statistics, Australia (cat. no. 5519.0.55.001)

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