1300.1.55.001 - Statistics News NSW, Jun 2007  
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What's New in Regional Statistics is a biannual newsletter about regional and small area statistics. It includes topical articles and reviews of relevant ABS publications. 'What's New in Regional Statistics' highlights developments in statistics relevant to regions, including metropolitan, urban, non-urban and rural areas, and additional information of likely interest to researchers, policy makers and other users of small area data. Interested readers are invited to visit the Regional theme page on the ABS website for links to other related information.

For further information or to subscribe to What's New in Regional Statistics contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070, email regional.statistics@abs.gov.au.

Image: Year Book Australia YEAR BOOK AUSTRALIA

Year Book Australia provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of our great nation. This magnificent volume contains 30 chapters dealing with Australia's geography and climate, government, international relations, defence, education and health and welfare support systems; plus many more interesting topics.

The 2007 Year Book Australia also celebrates 100 years continuous service to the nation by Australian volunteer lifesavers. Lifesavers are honoured by being featured on the cover and by the inclusion of an article contributed by Surf Lifesaving Australia.

There is also a feature article on the prominent role Australia has played in Antarctica. This is to mark the International Polar Year established by the International Council for Science and the World Meteorological Organisation. This article has been prepared jointly by the Australian Government Antarctic Division and Dr Tom Griffiths of the Australian National University.

Copies of this limited edition Australian Bureau of Statistics flagship publication cost $97.00. Orders can be made using your credit card on-line or by contacting the National Information Referral Service on 1300 135 070, email client.services@abs.gov.au.