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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2004   
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CONTENTS

    Preface
    Introduction
    Acknowledgements
    Symbols and Abbreviations
    Geography and climate
      Introduction
      Geography of Australia
      Australia's climate
      Water resources
      Bibliography
    Government
      Introduction
      The constitutional basis of government
      The Sovereign
      The Governor-General
      The Commonwealth Parliament
      The Australian Government
      The Australian Public Service (APS)
      Commonwealth elections
      State government
      Territory government
      Local government
      Political parties
      National anthem and colours of Australia
      Reference notes
      Bibliography
    International relations
      Introduction
      Australia’s credentials and place in the international system
      Australia’s bilateral relationships
      Australia’s security interests
      Australia’s economic interests
      Australia’s engagement with the United Nations (UN) system
      The Commonwealth
      Australia’s human rights policy
      The role of DFAT in Australia’s international relations
      Location and number of DFAT staff
      Services to the Australian community
      Public information services
      The Australian Overseas Aid Program
      Key themes of the aid program
      The network of Australian diplomatic and consular missions overseas
      Bibliography
    Defence
      Introduction
      Strategic environment
      Operations
      Resources
      Capabilities
      People
      Bibliography
    Population
      Introduction
      Population size and growth
      Population projections
      Geographic distribution of the population
      Births
      Deaths
      International migration
      Country of birth
      Marriages
      Households and families
      Citizenship
      Languages
      Bibliography
    Labour
      Introduction
      Labour market statistics
      Labour force
      Employed persons
      Unemployed persons
      Underutilised labour
      Earnings and benefits
      Persons not in the labour force
      Industrial relations
      Job vacancies
      Bibliography
    Income and welfare
      Introduction
      Household income and wealth
      Income and community support programs
      Aged care programs
      Services provided by veterans and their families
      Bibliography
    Housing
      Introduction
      Types of dwellings
      Number of bedrooms
      Home ownership and renting
      Housing costs and income
      Housing and life cycle
      Housing costs - capital cities
      House prices
      Value of dwellings
      Housing finance for owner occupation and investment
      Housing assistance
      Bibliography
    Health
      Introduction
      National health surveys
      How Australians rate their health
      Health status
      National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs)
      Communicable diseases
      Health care delivery and financing
      Web sites for further information
      Bibliography
    Education and training
      Introduction
      Government responsibilities in education
      Expenditure on education
      Government assistance to students
      Preschool students
      Primary and secondary education
      Vocational Education and Training (VET)
      Higher education
      Adult and community education (ACE)
      Participation in education and training
      Educational attainment
      Bibliography
    Crime and justice
      Introduction
      The criminal justice system
      Expenditure on public order and safety
      The police
      National crime statistics
      Crime and safety
      Crimes recorded by police
      Drug offences
      Outcomes of police investigations
      Courts
      Corrective services
      Prisoners in Australia
      Most serious offence
      Community-based corrections
      Deaths in custody
      Bibliography
    Culture and recreation
      Introduction
      Cultural and natural heritage
      National Estate
      National parks
      Museums and art galleries
      Botanic gardens, zoological parks and aquariums
      Libraries and archives
      Literature and print media
      Performing arts
      Film and video
      Radio and television broadcasting
      Support for the arts
      Festivals
      Religion
      Employment and participation in cultural activities
      Funding for culture
      Children's participation in cultural and leisure activities
      Sport and recreation
      Funding for sport and recreation
      Sports and physical recreation services
      Amusement and leisure industries
      Employment, involvement and participation in sports and physical activities
      Children's participation in sports and leisure activities
      Bibliography
    Industry structure and performance
      Introduction
      The evolution of Australian industry
      The value of goods and services produced by industries
      An industry view of employment
      Selected measures of industry performance
      Industry productivity
      Bibliography
    Agriculture
      Introduction
      The agricultural environment
      Land used for agriculture
      Irrigation
      Characteristics of Australian farms
      Employment in agriculture
      Gross value of agricultural commodities produced
      Financial statistics of farm businesses
      Crops
      Livestock
      Meat production and slaughterings
      The wool industry
      Bibliography
    Forestry and fishing
      Introduction
      Forestry
      Fishing
      Bibliography
    Mining
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the mining industry
      Mineral and petroleum resources
      Expenditure on mineral and petroleum exploration
      Structure and performance of the mining industry
      Research and development expenditure (R&D)
      Environment management
      Major commodities
      Profile of major commodities
      Bibliography
    Energy
      Introduction
      Energy supply and use
      Energy resources
      Energy production
      International trade in energy products
      Energy use
      International comparisons of energy performance
      Energy and the environment
      Bibliography
    Manufacturing
      Introduction
      Economic contribution of the manufacturing industry
      Structure and performance of the manufacturing industry
      Leading producers in selected industries
      Manufactured commodities
      Price indexes
      Research and development expenditure
      Bibliography
    Construction
      Introduction
      Performance of the construction industry
      Trends in construction activity
      Residential building
      Non-residential building
      Engineering construction
      Price indexes for construction
      Bibliography
    Service industries
      Introduction
      Overview
      Statistics for selected service industries
      Bibliography
    Tourism
      Introduction
      The economic contribution of tourism
      Domestic tourism
      International inbound tourism
      International outbound tourism
      Tourist accommodation
      Bibliography
    Transport
      Introduction
      Transport activity
      Accidents, injuries and fatalities
      Transport infrastructure
      Bibliography
    Communications and information technology
      Introduction
      The communication services industries
      Telecommunication services industry
      Internet activity
      Postal Communications
      The information and communication technology (ICT) sector
      Use of information technology
      Bibliography
    Environment
      Introduction
      Environmental views and behaviour
      Salinity and land management
      Air pollution
      Drought
      Bushfires
      Environmental assets
      Nature conservation
      Bibliography
    Science and innovation
      Introduction
      Expenditure and human resources devoted to R&D
      Resources devoted to R&D
      Innovation statistics
      Bibliography
    Financial system
      Introduction
      Regulatory framework
      Inter-sectoral financial flows
      Financial enterprises
      Financial markets
      Managed funds
      Lending by financial institutions
      Money and the payments system
      Bibliography
    Government finance
      Introduction
      Public sector
      Understanding the GFS financial statements
      Total public sector, all levels of government combined
      General government, all levels of government combined
      Total public sector, state and territory governments
      General government, state and territory governments
      Total public sector, local governments
      Taxation revenue
      Bibliography
    Prices
      Introduction
      Consumer price index (CPI)
      Producer price indexes
      Stage of production producer price indexes
      Manufacturing price indexes
      Construction price indexes
      International trade price indexes
      Service industries price indexes
      Bibliography
    National accounts
      Introduction
      Defining and measuring GDP
      Chain volume or 'real' GDP
      Chain price indexes and implicit price deflators
      National income, expenditure and product accounts
      State accounts
      Input-output tables
      Financial accounts
      National balance sheet
      Bibliography
    International accounts and trade
      Introduction
      International accounts
      Bibliography
      International merchandise trade
      International trade in services
      Foreign ownership in Australia
    Articles
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