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Friday 24 February 2017
No scheduled releases today.

Monday 27 February 2017
5372.0.55.001
Additional Information
International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, January 2017
New confidentiality restrictions have been included for new import statistical codes 3901900027, 3907610034 and 3907690042. The update incorporates new information regarding confidentiality requirements that was received following the opening of the new statistical codes in January 2017.
5676.0Business Indicators, Australia, December 2016
Contains quarterly estimates of profits, income from the sale of goods and services, wages and salaries, and the book value of inventories. These data are classified by broad industry, and original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates are included for Australia, in current price terms. Volume measures are published for sales and inventories. State/territory data will also be included for sales, and wages and salaries, in current price terms.
8412.0Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Australia, December 2016
Actual and expected expenditure by private organisations exploring for minerals and petroleum. Mineral exploration expenditure is classified by state and commodity, and data are provided on metres drilled. Petroleum exploration expenditure is classified by onshore/offshore, and from the September quarter 1994, by region.

Tuesday 28 February 2017
5302.0Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia, December 2016
Provides detailed quarterly balance of payments tables on current, capital and financial transactions for the latest six quarters, including seasonally adjusted, trend and chain volume measures of the current account. It also provides a complete international investment position statement with details of the level of investment, investment flows and associated income. Detailed information is also provided on Australia's foreign debt. It includes longer term historical series, exchange rates, analytical ratios, analytical comment, graphs of principal aggregates as well as articles of interest and a list of such articles published in recent related publications.
5519.0.55.001Government Finance Statistics, Australia, December 2016
This release presents Government Finance Statistics (GFS) on an accrual accounting basis for the general government sector and the non-financial public sector. The key statement presented is the operating statement.

Wednesday 1 March 2017
5206.0Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, December 2016
Detailed presentation of quarterly national accounts showing both current price estimates and chain volume measures in original, seasonally adjusted and trend terms. State details for components of state final demand are also included.

Thursday 2 March 2017
4513.0Criminal Courts, Australia, 2015-16
Contains national information on defendants finalised in the Higher (Supreme and Intermediate), Magistrates' and Children's criminal courts between 1 July and 30 June each year. Details are provided on the characteristics and outcomes of finalised defendants (including age, sex, Indigenous status, method of finalisation and principal offence committed), and the sentence outcomes associated with those proven guilty (including sentence type and sentence length) by the principal proven offence committed. Information is also presented for each state and territory, and for each of the three court levels.

For the first time, experimental data about defendants finalised for at least one family and domestic violence related offence are included in this publication.
5368.0International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, January 2017
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.
8731.0Building Approvals, Australia, January 2017
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. Small area data cubes will be released in an "Additional information" release five business days after the main publication.

Friday 3 March 2017
No scheduled releases today.