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Friday 29 April 2016
First Issue
    Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: First Results, 2015
    This publication contains the first results from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. This will be followed by a Summary of Findings in late 2016.
    Australian National Accounts: Tourism Satellite Account, 2014-15
    Presents estimates of the direct contribution of the tourism industry to the Australian economy. These estimates are within the context of a satellite account linked to the Australian System of National Accounts and are for the years 1997-98 to 2014-15. Includes more detailed results from the benchmark years of 2009-10 and 2012-13. The publication shows the contribution of tourism to major economic aggregates, such as GDP, as well as details by type of visitor, which products were purchased by tourists, and which industries supplied those products. In addition, data on employment in tourism industries and visitor numbers is presented. The Tourism Satellite Account provides users with a macro-economic framework to conduct analyses of tourism impacts on the economy.
Replacement Content
    Barriers and Incentives to Labour Force Participation, Australia, July 2012 to June 2013
    This replacement content corrects errors in the data item Hours usually worked in current main job. This data item has been amended in both Table 9 of the publication and the associated datacube.
    Producer Price Indexes, Australia, March 2016
    Contains a range of producer price indexes. Firstly, economy-wide indexes are presented within a Stage of Production (SOP) framework, followed by a set of stand-alone measures relating to specific industries within the Australian economy (selected mining, manufacturing, construction and services industries).

Monday 2 May 2016
No scheduled releases today.

Tuesday 3 May 2016
    Barriers and Incentives to Labour Force Participation, Australia, July 2014 to June 2015
    Provides information about persons who are 18 years and over who are either not employed or usually work less than 35 hours. Data from this survey are used to obtain a better understanding of the factors that influence persons to participate (more) in the labour force and the hours they work. Estimates can be cross-classified by demographics such as sex, age and country of birth, as well as labour force characteristics.
    Building Approvals, Australia, March 2016
    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.

Wednesday 4 May 2016
    Selected Living Cost Indexes, Australia, March 2016
    These Living Cost Indexes (LCIs) are designed to measure the impact of price change on the disposable incomes of selected household types. The four household types that have been identified as being appropriate for the construction of these living cost indexes are employee households, age pensioner households, other government transfer recipient households, and self-funded retiree households.

    The Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index (PBLCI) is a measure of the effect of changes in price on the out-of-pocket living expenses of age pensioner households and other government transfer recipient households. The PBLCI is used by the government to inform policy decisions relating to the indexation of base pension rates.

    The Selected Living Cost Indexes have been constructed using an outlays approach, compared with an acquisitions approach which is used in the CPI to measure price inflation over time for the household sector as a whole.
Additional Information
    Road Freight Movements, Australia, 12 months ended 31 October 2014
    Addidtional tables have been created for each state / territory, these are based on state/territory and national level estimates (including national totals and interstate and intrastate estimates).

    A series of Thematic Maps has been created for each state / territory and include SA4, state/territory and national level estimates (including national totals and interstate and intrastate estimates).

Thursday 5 May 2016
First Issue
    Discover Your Commonwealth Electorate, Australia, 2016
    The Commonwealth Electoral Division Profiles provide a statistical overview in PDF format for each of the 2016 Commonwealth Electoral Divisions.
    International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, March 2016
    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.
    Retail Trade, Australia, March 2016
    Contains monthly estimates of turnover for retail establishments. Trend, seasonally adjusted and original estimates are included for industry groups and states and Australia in current price terms. More detailed current price data classified by state and industry sub group are available from the downloads tab on the ABS website

Friday 6 May 2016
    Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, March 2016
    The monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) publication contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. The focus of this publication is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident departures (STRD). Statistics on permanent and long-term movements (i.e. one year or more) are also available, however, permanent and long-term movements in this publication are not an appropriate source for migration statistics. For information on Net Overseas Migration (NOM) refer to Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) and for quarterly NOM data Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).