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4902.0 - Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications, 2001  
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2 Arts

    21 Literature and Print Media
      211 Primary Literary Creation
      212 Newspaper Publishing and Printing
      213 Periodical Publishing
      214 Book Publishing
      215 Other Printing
      216 Literature Wholesaling
      217 Literature Retailing


GROUP DEFINITION

Group 21 Literature and Print Media consists of units mainly engaged in creative writing and the printing, publishing and selling of literature products including books, newspapers, periodicals, etc.


CLASS 211 PRIMARY LITERARY CREATION

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in writing material for publication or performance which is intended to entertain and/or inform others. Activities include the writing of fiction and nonfiction (including text books, novels, children's books, short stories, biographies, essays, plays and poetry); articles for educational and professional books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals and newsletters; and scripts for film, stage, radio and television.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) song writing and the writing of librettos and lyrics are included in Class 231 Music Composition;

(b) providing book illustrating services are included in Class 241 Primary Visual Arts and Crafts Creation;

(c) writing copy for advertising are included in Class 252 Advertising Design and Production; and

(d) providing translating and interpreting services are included in Class 469 Other Culture and Leisure Services n.e.c.

Primary Activities

Editing

Journalism

Writing


CLASS 212 NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING AND PRINTING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in publishing or printing newspapers. Newspapers are publications containing primarily first hand reporting of current interest. Publication may be in print, electronic or audio format. Included are national, State/Territory and regional newspapers, and newspapers published for special interest groups. Newspaper publishing units are also included if their main source of income is the sale of advertising space in their own newspapers.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) freelance journalism and freelance news collection are included in Class 211 Primary Literary Creation;

(b) periodical publishing (frequency of issue weekly or less) are included in Class 213 Periodical Publishing;

(c) book publishing are included in Class 214 Book Publishing;

(d) printing other than newspaper printing are included in Class 215 Other Printing; and

(e) software publishing are out of scope of the classification.

Primary Activities

Newspaper printing

Newspaper publishing

On-line newspaper publishing

Selling advertising space in own newspaper


CLASS 213 PERIODICAL PUBLISHING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in publishing magazines and periodicals. Publication may be in print, electronic or audio format. Included are illustrated magazines and magazines devoted to common interests such as hobbies, sport and games; technical and scientific magazines; and business journals. Periodical publishing units are also included if their main source of income is the sale of advertising space in their own periodicals.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) journalism and news collection are included in Class 211 Primary Literary Creation;

(b) newspaper publishing or printing are included in Class 212 Newspaper Publishing and Printing;

(c) book publishing are included in Class 214 Book Publishing;

(d) printing other than newspaper printing are included in Class 215 Other Printing; and

(e) software publishing are out of scope of the classification.

Primary Activities

Magazine publishing

On-line magazine publishing

Periodical publishing - frequency of issue weekly or less

Selling advertising space in own periodical


CLASS 214 BOOK PUBLISHING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the preparation of textual, graphic and pictorial material intended to be either printed and bound in the form of a book, or otherwise published. Publication may be in print, electronic or audio format. Included are the publishing of fiction and nonfiction books; art, poetry, children's, professional, reference and educational books; plays; interactive books; etc.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) newspaper publishing are included in Class 212 Newspaper Publishing and Printing;

(b) periodical publishing are included in Class 212 Newspaper Publishing and Printing or Class 213 Periodical Publishing as appropriate;

(c) printing other than newspaper printing are included in Class 215 Other Printing;

(d) sheet music publishing are included in Class 232 Music Publishing; and

(e) reproducing audio/recorded books and periodicals are included in Class 274 Recorded Media Manufacturing.

Primary Activities

Book publishing

On-line book publishing


CLASS 215 OTHER PRINTING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in printing of literature products other than newspapers. Included are the printing of periodicals, books and sheet music.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) publishing are included in Classes 212 Newspaper Publishing and Printing, 213 Periodical Publishing or 214 Book Publishing as appropriate;

(b) printing newspapers are included in Class 212 Newspaper Publishing and Printing;

(c) reproducing audio/recorded books and periodicals are included in Class 274 Recorded Media Manufacturing;

(d) printing board games and other printed games are included in Class 481 Other Culture and Leisure Goods Manufacturing n.e.c.; and

(e) printing stationery and calendars, and commercial photocopying services are out of scope of the classification.

Primary Activities

Book printing

Periodical printing

Sheet music printing


CLASS 216 LITERATURE WHOLESALING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in wholesaling literature products such as newspapers, periodicals and books.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in wholesaling sheet music are included in Class 232 Music Publishing.

Primary Activities

Book wholesaling

Magazine and periodical wholesaling

Newspaper wholesaling


CLASS 217 LITERATURE RETAILING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in retailing books, periodicals and newspapers. Dissemination may be through a shop, by mail order (including via the Internet) or by subscription. Included are general, campus, educational, children's, second hand, religious and other specialist book shops.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) retailing of antique books are included in Class 113 Antiques and Collectables Retailing and Restoration; and

(b) retailing sheet music are included in Class 271 Musical Instrument Retailing.

Primary Activities

Book retailing

Magazine and periodical retailing

Newsagent operation

Newspaper retailing

Second hand books retailing


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