The Information Paper: ANZSIC 2006 Development (cat. no. 1294.0) was released recently. This paper presents information on the development of a new standard classification of industrial activity, ANZSIC 2006. It provides an overview of the history of ANZSIC, the rationale for the review, the conceptual basis of the new classification, the new division structure and the impact of the changes on ABS data. It also contains a brief outline of the strategy the ABS will adopt in implementing the new classification. For more information contact Branko Vitas on (02) 6252 5604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.