1003.0 - LEP Newsletter (Issue No. 45), Aug 2003  
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Shortcuts - What is a theme page?

Theme pages on the ABS web site are
subject guides to ABS statistics
Use a Theme page to help you if:

        • you know nothing about ABS subjects (the subject headings are listed in the Theme page), OR
        • you know what statistic you want, but don't know the ABS subject name, title or catalogue number of the publication, OR
        • you know the subject you need but don't know the title or catalogue number of the publication, OR
        • you would like to browse ABS subjects in general

Theme pages generally provide:
        • information about the subject matter area
        • direct links to the major ABS publications
        • related publications
        • related web sites
        • contact details

Example of how to use a Theme page

You need to research the unemployment rate and long term unemployment in Australia, but you don't know where to start looking for information. Use the 'Labour' Theme page to get started
        • From the ABS home page, follow the Themes link.
        • There is no heading called 'Unemployment', but there is a link called 'Labour'.
        • Follow the Labour link. You are now at the 'Labour' Theme Page
        • Take time to read the page! The Labour subject specialists have created this Theme page to help people find the Labour statistics that they need.
        • Explore the links at the top of the page. Click on More Information.
        • Find and follow A Guide to ABS Labour Statistics. From there you can find what you need to know about unemployment figures in Australia.

This information is taken from Kate Mason's new web Help pages. Take a look on the ABS web site under Help on the green navigation bar