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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003  
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CONTENTS

    Introduction
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Symbols and Abbreviations
    Geography and Climate
      Introduction
      Geography of Australia - Position and area
      Landforms and their history
      Rivers and lakes
      Climate of Australia
      Climatic controls
      Rainfall and other precipitation
      Temperature
      Other aspects of climate
      Water resources
      Bibliography
    Government
      Introduction
      The constitutional basis of government
      The Sovereign
      The Governor-General
      The Commonwealth Parliament
      The Commonwealth Government
      The Australian Public Service
      Commonwealth elections
      State government
      Territory government
      Local government
      Political parties
      National anthem and colours of Australia
      Reference notes
      Bibliography
    International Relations
      Introduction
      Australia’s credentials and place in the international system
      Australia’s bilateral relationships
      Australia’s security interests
      Australia’s economic interests
      Australia’s engagement with the United Nations (UN) system
      The Commonwealth
      Australia’s human rights policy
      The role of DFAT in Australia’s international relations
      Location and number of DFAT staff
      Services to the Australian community
      Public information services
      The Australian Overseas Aid Program
      Key sectors of the aid program
      The network of Australian diplomatic and consular missions overseas
      Bibliography
    Defence
      Introduction
      Outcome and strategic objectives
      Strategic environment
      Operations
      Capabilities
      The White Paper
      Resources
      People
      Bibliography
    Population
      Introduction
      Population size and growth
      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
      Population projections
      Population distribution
      Population age-sex structure
      Births
      Deaths
      International migration
      Marriages and divorces
      Households and families
      Citizenship
      Religion
      Languages
      Bibliography
    Labour
      Introduction
      Labour market statistics
      The labour force
      Persons employed
      Full-time and part-time employment
      Employment by industry and occupation
      Persons unemployed
      Job vacancies
      Characteristics of employment
      Earnings and benefits
      Level of earnings
      Changes in the price of labour
      Non-wage benefits
      Industrial relations
      Bibliography
    Income and Welfare
      Introduction
      Household income and expenditure
      Household expenditure
      Services provided by the Dept. Family & Community Services(FaCS)
      Income support programs: Dept. Family & Community Services(FaCS)
      Other support programs: Dept. Family & Community Services(FaCS)
      Aged care programs of the Department of Health and Ageing
      Services provided by the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA)
      Bibliography
    Housing
      Introduction
      Types of dwellings
      Housing condition
      Number of bedrooms
      Home ownership and renting
      Housing costs and income
      Housing and lifestyle
      Housing costs - capital cities
      House prices
      Value of dwellings
      Housing finance for owner occupation
      Housing assistance
      Bibliography
    Health
      Introduction
      How Australians rate their health
      Health status
      National Health Priority Areas
      Cardiovascular health
      Cancer control
      Injuries and deaths due to external causes
      Diabetes mellitus
      Mental health
      Asthma
      Communicable diseases
      Health care delivery and financing
      Private health insurance
      Household expenditure on health and medical care
      Health workforce
      Health-related organisations - International
      Health-related organisations - Australian government
      Health-related organisations - Australian non-government
      Bibliography
    Education and Training
      Introduction
      Commonwealth and state government responsibilities in education
      Expenditure on education
      Government assistance to students
      Financial assistance - from the student's perspective
      Preschool students
      Primary and secondary education
      Vocational Education and Training (VET)
      Higher education
      Adult and community education (ACE)
      Indigenous education and training
      Participation in education and training
      Educational attendance and the labour force
      Educational attainment
      Bibliography
    Crime and Justice
      Introduction
      The criminal justice system
      Expenditure on public order and safety
      The police
      National crime statistics
      Crime and safety
      Crimes recorded by police
      Drug offences
      Outcomes of police investigations
      Courts
      Courts - Criminal courts
      Corrective services
      Most serious offence
      Indigenous prisoners
      Community-based corrections
      Deaths in custody
      Bibliography
    Culture and Recreation
      Introduction
      Cultural and natural heritage
      National Estate
      National parks
      Museums and commercial art galleries
      Botanic gardens, zoological parks and aquaria
      Libraries and archives
      Literature and print media
      Performing arts
      Film and video
      Radio and television broadcasting
      Support for the arts
      Festivals
      Employment and participation in cultural activities
      Funding for culture
      Children's participation in cultural and leisure activities
      Sport and recreation
      Funding for sport and recreation
      Sport, recreation and gambling industries
      Amusement and leisure industries
      Involvement and participation in sports and physical activities
      Children's participation in sports and leisure activities
      Bibliography
    Industry Overview
      Introduction
      The evolution of Australian industry
      Output and employment by industry
      Profits, wages and output
      Changes in hours worked by industry
      Changes in labour productivity
      Industry performance
      Number of businesses and employment by size of business
      The sections on economic issues - a guide
      Bibliography
    Environment
      Introduction
      Environmental views and behaviour
      Australia's biodiversity
      Extent and clearing of native vegetation
      Invasive species
      Coastal and marine environment
      Atmosphere and climate change
      Bibliography
    Energy
      Introduction
      Energy resources
      Energy production
      Australia's international trade in energy products
      Energy use
      Direct energy use by sector
      Australian energy consumption allocated to final use
      Indicators of energy use in Australia
      International comparisons of energy performance
      Energy and the environment - Greenhouse gas emissions
      Bibliography
    Agriculture
      Introduction
      The agricultural environment
      Land used for agriculture
      Irrigation
      Characteristics of Australian farms
      Employment in agriculture
      Gross value of agricultural commodities produced
      Financial statistics of farm businesses
      Crops
      Vegetables and fruit
      Selected other crops
      Livestock
      Meat production and slaughterings
      The wool industry
      Apparent consumption of foodstuffs
      Bibliography
    Forestry and Fishing
      Forestry
      Forest estate
      Wood and paper products
      Management of forests
      Fishing
      Fisheries resources
      Fisheries legislation
      Recreational fishing
      Bibliography
    Mining
      Introduction
      Contribution to gross domestic product (GDP)
      Mineral resources and geology
      Mineral exploration
      Summary of mining operations
      Mineral production
      Major commodities
      Minerals processing and treatment
      Exports
      Imports
      Administrative and financial arrangements
      Research
      Bibliography
    Manufacturing
      Introduction
      Contribution to gross domestic product
      Structure of the manufacturing industry
      Industry value added by state
      Manufacturing sales and service income by state
      Employment by state
      Industrial disputes
      Trade union membership in the manufacturing industry
      Capital expenditure
      Income from sales of goods and services
      Company profits
      Principal manufactured commodities
      Price indexes
      Research and experimental development
      Bibliography
    Construction
      Functional Classification of Buildings
      Introduction
      Performance of the construction industry
      Trends in construction activity
      Residential building
      Residential building - New houses
      Residential building - New other residential building
      Residential building - Value of residential building
      Non-residential building
      Engineering construction
      Price indexes for construction
      Average weekly earnings
      Industrial disputes
      Trade union membership
      Bibliography
    Service Industries
      Introduction
      Overview
      Statistics for selected service industries
      Retail and wholesale trade
      Hospitality industries
      Selected business professions
      Selected business services
      Community services
      Libraries, museums, commercial art galleries and botanic gardens
      Film, video and television industries
      Performing arts
      Gambling services
      Amusement and leisure
      Bibliography
    Tourism
      Introduction
      Nature-based tourism
      The economic contribution of tourism
      Domestic tourism
      International inbound tourism - Characteristics
      International inbound tourism - Expenditure
      International outbound tourism
      Tourist accommodation
      Bibliography
    Transport
      Introduction
      General transport activity
      Domestic freight activity
      International freight activity
      Domestic passenger activity
      International passenger activity
      Safety
      Road traffic accidents
      Air accidents
      Transport infrastructure
      Transport equipment
      Licensed operators
      General transport organisations
      Road transport organisations
      Rail transport organisations
      Water transport organisations
      Air transport organisations
      Bibliography
    Science and Innovation
      Introduction
      Expenditure and human resources devoted to R&D
      Expenditure on R&D - how does Australia compare internationally?
      Source of funds for expenditure on R&D
      Resources devoted to R&D - Business sector
      Resources devoted to R&D - General government sector
      Resources devoted to R&D - Higher education sector
      Resources devoted to R&D - Private non-profit sector
      Scientific publications
      Innovation statistics
      Official organisations and administration
      Bibliography
    Communications and Information Technology
      Introduction
      The communication services industries
      Telecommunications services within Australia
      Telecommunication services industry
      Internet activity
      Australian Postal Corporation
      The information technology and telecommunications (IT&T) sector
      Business use of information technology
      Farm use of information technology
      Household use of information technology
      Government use of information technology
      Bibliography
    Financial System
      Introduction
      Financial enterprises
      Banks
      Other depository corporations
      Life insurance corporations
      Pension funds
      Other insurance corporations
      Central borrowing authorities
      Financial intermediaries not elsewhere classified (n.e.c.)
      Financial markets
      Managed funds
      Lending by financial institutions
      Money and the payments system
      Bibliography
    Government Finance
      Introduction
      Public sector
      Public sector - Levels of government
      Understanding the GFS financial statements
      Total public sector, all Australian governments combined
      General government, all Australian governments combined
      Total public sector, state governments
      General government, state governments
      Total public sector, local governments
      Taxation revenue
      Bibliography
    Prices
      Introduction
      Consumer price index (CPI)
      CPI - Index population
      CPI - Conceptual basis
      CPI - Periodic reviews of the CPI
      CPI - Weighting pattern
      Price collection
      Price movements by city
      Price movements by broad commodity group
      Long-term price series
      International comparisons
      Producer price indexes
      Stage of production producer price indexes
      Manufacturing price indexes
      Construction price indexes
      Services output price indexes
      International trade price indexes
      Bibliography
    National Accounts
      Introduction
      Measuring GDP
      Chain volume or 'real' GDP
      Chain price indexes and implicit price deflators
      National income, expenditure and product accounts
      GDP account
      National income account
      National capital account
      External account
      State accounts
      Input-output tables
      Financial accounts
      National balance sheet
      Bibliography
    International Accounts and Trade
      Introduction
      International accounts - Conceptual framework
      International accounts - Classifications
      International accounts - Statistical overview
      International trade in goods and services (balance of payments basis)
      International trade in services
      International investment position
      International accounts - Foreign debt
      Levels of foreign investment in Australia & Aust. investment abroad
      International accounts - Ratios
      Foreign ownership in Australia
      International merchandise trade - Conceptual framework
      International merchandise trade - Classification
      International merchandise trade - Valuation
      Total merchandise exports and imports
      Merchandise exports and imports by commodity
      Merchandise exports and imports by country
      Merchandise exports and imports by industry of origin
      Merchandise exports and imports by mode of transport
      Export price index
      Import price index
      Bibliography


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