4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2004 (Reissue)  
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ORGANISATIONS

At the end of June 2000, there were 505 local government libraries and eight national and state libraries operating in Australia. The local government libraries operated from 1,510 locations, while the national and state libraries had a total of 26 locations.


At the end of June 2000, there were also eight national and state archives operating in Australia. State specific data on archives are not available for this collection due to confidentiality requirements nor are data on the archives operated by universities, local governments, commercial organisations and collecting institutions (e.g. state libraries).

10.5 LOCAL GOVERNMENT LIBRARIES, Number of locations - June 2000

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Branches
387
260
291
156
216
48
27
8
1 393
Mobile services
40
34
19
17
6
-
-
1
117
Total
427
294
310
173
222
48
27
9
1 510

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
ABS, Public Libraries, Australia, 1999-2000 (cat. no. 8561.0).


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