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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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Australia


Australia is defined in the Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC), specifically as '1101 Australia'. It includes the states and territories and the other territories of Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Jervis Bay Territory, but excludes Norfolk Island and the other Australian external territories of Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and McDonald Islands, Ashmore and Cartier Islands and Coral Sea Territory.


Prior to 1996, Census tabulations excluded Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands from the Australian total but the counts were available separately.


See also Geographical Australia, Other Territories.

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