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Thursday 31 July 2014
Additional Information
    Personal Safety, Australia, 2005
    An additional data cube is to be released from the 2005 Personal Safety Survey providing more detailed information about men's and women's experience of selected sexual harassment behaviours by sex of perpetrator.
    International Trade Price Indexes, Australia, June 2014
    Contains indexes measuring changes in the prices of imports of merchandise that are landed in Australia each quarter (the Import Price Index), and exports of merchandise that are shipped from Australia each quarter (the Export Price Index).
    Retail and Wholesale Industries, Australia, 2012-13
    Presents estimates of the economic and financial performance of Retail and Wholesale businesses in Australia. It includes data on employment, income, expenses and profitability by Retail and Wholesale businesses classified to Division, Subdivision and Class level of ANZSIC06. Key data items are also available by State and by business size.
    Building Approvals, Australia, June 2014
    Provides the number and value of dwelling units approved by sector (public/private) and by state, number and value of new houses, new other residential dwelling units approved by type of building, and the number and value of non-residential building jobs approved by type of building (i.e. by function such as 'retail and wholesale trade', 'offices') and value ranges. State data includes the number of private sector houses approved; number and value of new other residential dwellings by type of building such as flats, units or apartments in a building of one or two storeys; number and value of non-residential building jobs by type of building and sector; and for Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, the total number of dwelling units approved broken down by Houses, Dwellings Excluding Houses and Total Dwelling Units. Seasonally adjusted and trend estimates by state are included for the number of dwelling units and value of building approved. The quarterly value of building approved is shown in chain volume measure terms. Small geographic area data cubes are presented for Statistical Areas Level 2 and Local Government Areas.

Friday 1 August 2014
Additional Information
    Personal Safety, Australia, 2012
    Information about men's and women's experience of selected types of sexual harassment behaviours will be released for the first time from the 2012 Personal Safety Survey (PSS). Additional information from the 2012 PSS will also be released about women with a disability and their experience of violence by disability status and type of disability. Extra summary information will be added to the main findings from the survey and additional data cubes will be released.
    Producer Price Indexes, Australia, June 2014
    Contains a range of producer price indexes. Firstly, economy-wide indexes are presented within a Stage of Production (SOP) framework, followed by a set of stand-alone measures relating to specific industries within the Australian economy (selected mining, manufacturing, construction and services industries).

Monday 4 August 2014
    Retail Trade, Australia, June 2014
    Contains monthly estimates of turnover for retail establishments. Trend, seasonally adjusted and original estimates are included for industry groups and states and Australia in current price terms. More detailed current price data classified by state and industry sub group are available from the downloads tab on the ABS website

Tuesday 5 August 2014
    International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, June 2014
    Provides estimates for 15 months of the major aggregates for, and the balance on, international trade in goods and services (balance of payments basis) in both seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms. Longer term graphs are provided, in seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms, for the goods and services aggregates, and the balance on goods and services. In addition it provides more detailed commodity statistics for both goods and services in original terms, with goods provided on balance of payments and international trade basis, together with year-to-date information. More detailed services statistics, in seasonally adjusted and trend terms on a monthly basis as well as original terms on a quarterly basis are also provided. Merchandise imports and exports are provided at one and two digit SITC level with selected commodities at three digit level. Merchandise trade data are provided by country and by state. Data on exchange rates and analytical comments are included.

Wednesday 6 August 2014
    Forward Work Program, 2014-15 to 2017-18
    The ABS Forward Work Program (FWP) is produced annually and is one of the suite of ABS corporate publications.

    The FWP provides background information about statistical and non-statistical programs across the ABS, their objectives and the outputs they produce. It includes program costs and outlines developments in the work program for each of the statistical and non-statistical programs over the next four years. The FWP covers all programs in the ABS, across Central Office (Canberra) and all eight state and territory regional offices.
First Issue
    Discussion paper: Towards an Environmental Expenditure Account, Australia, August 2014
    As part of a set of integrated environmental–economic accounts currently being produced by the ABS that uses the System of Environmental–Economic Accounting (SEEA), the Centre of Environmental Statistics proposes development of an environmental expenditure account (EEA) in the form of an information paper. The proposed information paper will cover expenditure on both environmental protection and natural resource management. Feedback on the proposed information paper will be sought from internal and external stakeholders on how the proposed environmental expenditure accounts might be used by policy and research agencies; on any technical and conceptual issues where readers have expertise; and for the identification and accessibility of appropriate information and data sources for further development of the accounts.

Thursday 7 August 2014
    Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, June 2014
    The monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) publication contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. The focus of this publication is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident departures (STRD). Statistics on permanent and long-term movements (i.e. one year or more) are also available, however, permanent and long-term movements in this publication are not an appropriate source for migration statistics. For information on Net Overseas Migration (NOM) refer to Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) and for quarterly data Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).
    Labour Force, Australia, July 2014
    Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force.

    Crime and Justice News, July 2013 to June 2014
    The Crime and Justice newsletter will no longer be released. This product has been cancelled.

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