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4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/06/2007  Reissue
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ORGANISATIONS

At the end of June 2004, there were 532 local government libraries and eight national and state libraries operating in Australia. The local government libraries operated from 1,716 locations, while the national and state libraries had a total of 17 locations.


At the end of June 2004, 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 2004

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

Branches
372
247
328
148
233
48
33
9
1 418
Mobile services
32
27
20
13
np
-
np
2
110
Total
404
274
348
161
233
48
33
11
1 527

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
ABS, Public Libraries, 2003-04 (cat. no. 8561.0).


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