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Tuesday 26 July 2016
1310.0ABS Stats Mobile Application, July 2016
The ABS Stats mobile app gives users easy access to Key Economic Indicators, 2011 Census Data and the Population Clock.

This update to the iOS app allows users to compare Census 2011 data between regions, and improves the iPad interface.

The ABS Stats app is available for download from the iTunes and Google Play stores for free. For more information see the ABS Mobile Apps page.
2011.0.55.001Information Paper: Census of Population and Housing -- Products and Services, 2016
This information paper outlines the products and services associated with the release of 2016 Census data. It provides information about the 2016 Census products, data concepts and classifications and confirms key release dates.
First Issue
Discussion Paper: Proposed Changes to Statistical Codes in the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification, 2017
This discussion paper presents a draft of the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC) statistical codes to be updated on 1 January 2017 resulting from an update to the international harmonized Commodity Decscription and Coding System (HS). It provides a brief background to the proposed changes and how to provide comments on the draft.

Wednesday 27 July 2016
6401.0Consumer Price Index, Australia, June 2016
Movements in retail prices of goods and services commonly purchased by metropolitan households. The goods and services are divided into the following groups: food and non-alcoholic beverages; alcohol and tobacco; clothing and footwear; housing; furnishings, household equipment and services; health; transport; communication; recreation and culture; education; and insurance and financial services. Indexes for each of these groups and for 'All Groups CPI' are published for each of the state capitals along with Canberra and Darwin, and for the weighted average of the eight capital cities. Details are also shown for about 40 sub-groups and analytical series, for the weighted average of the eight capital cities.

Thursday 28 July 2016
Additional Information
Microdata: Australian Health Survey, Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2011-12
This replacement provides an update to the Basic and Expanded CURFs to add data items from a food database on basic food components. Ranged categorical biomedical results from the National Health Measures Survey (NHMS) have been added to the Basic CURF, while four data items which have previously been added to the Basic CURF have been added to the Expanded CURF. Additionally, the data item Body Mass Index – categorical (whole years scale for all ages) had a minor data amendment to the Expanded CURF which has previously been made to the Basic CURF.
Replacement Content
Land Management and Farming in Australia, 2013-14
The rows in datacube 'Land Management and Farming in Australia 2013-14' has been reordered to enhance readability.
6457.0International Trade Price Indexes, Australia, June 2016
Contains indexes measuring changes in the prices of imports of merchandise that are landed in Australia each quarter (the Import Price Index), and exports of merchandise that are shipped from Australia each quarter (the Export Price Index).

Friday 29 July 2016
Additional Information
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey: User Guide, 2014-15
This release incorporates into the User Guide information relating to the newly-released 2014–15 NATSISS CURF. Additional information is also provided for selected data items.
Additional Information
Microdata: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2014–15
This update contains information on the release of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey Expanded CURF product.
Replacement Content
Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2014-15
This replacement content corrects an error in the 2013-14 reference period estimate for the 'Other purposes' category of Queensland Local Government Expenses by Purpose presented in table (sheet) 4 of data cube table 333 General Government - Local - Queensland.
6427.0Producer Price Indexes, Australia, June 2016
Contains a range of producer price indexes. Firstly, economy-wide indexes are presented within a Stage of Production (SOP) framework, followed by a set of stand-alone measures relating to specific industries within the Australian economy (selected mining, manufacturing, construction and services industries).

Monday 1 August 2016
No scheduled releases today.

Tuesday 2 August 2016
5368.0International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, June 2016
Provides estimates for 15 months of the major aggregates for, and the balance on, international trade in goods and services (balance of payments basis) in both seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms. Longer term graphs are provided, in seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms, for the goods and services aggregates, and the balance on goods and services. In addition it provides more detailed commodity statistics for both goods and services in original terms, with goods provided on balance of payments and international trade basis, together with year-to-date information. More detailed services statistics, in seasonally adjusted and trend terms on a monthly basis as well as original terms on a quarterly basis are also provided. Merchandise imports and exports are provided at one and two digit SITC level with selected commodities at three digit level. Merchandise trade data are provided by country and by state. Data on exchange rates and analytical comments are included.
8731.0Building Approvals, Australia, June 2016
Provides the number and value of dwelling units approved by sector (public/private) and by state, number and value of new houses, new 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. Small area data cubes will be released in an "Additional information" release five business days after the main publication.