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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Aug 1998  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/1998   
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  • Cautionary Note: Release of ABS data for Building Approvals, Australia, August 1998 (Media Release)

Cautionary Note: Release of ABS data for Building Approvals, Australia, August 1998

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publication Building Approvals, Australia, August 1998 (cat. no. 8731.0) to be released today, Wednesday 30 September, will contain a cautionary note to users because of difficulties with the data relating to New South Wales.

There have been a number of changes to the procedures involved in the approval of building work in NSW following the implementation of the Environment Planning and Assessment (Amendment) Act 1997 which came into effect on 1 July 1998. Due to these changes, some councils have been unable to supply complete building approvals data to the ABS.

The ABS has made an estimate for the backlog of approvals yet to be reported. More accurate figures will be available in future months once the backlog is cleared.

Adjustments have been made only to the estimates of the number and value of new dwellings approved. Details of the magnitude of the adjustments will be provided in the Notes section on page 2 of the publication.

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