1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2001
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/01/2001
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MEDIA ALERT...........MEDIA ALERT...........MEDIA ALERT...........MEDIA ALERT
Special Supplement Editors
Chiefs of Staff
Now compared to Then: 2001 YEAR BOOK AUSTRALIA is essential for your
Centenary of Federation and Australia Day coverage
Since shortly after federation,YEAR BOOK AUSTRALIA, the Australian Bureau of Statistics' "flagship" publication, has provided a comprehensive and detailed annual statistical review of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia.
The 2001 edition, the 83rd edition of the book, will be published and officially launched on 25 January -- Australia Day eve. The content of the book, including Centenary articles and mini features listed on the next page of this alert, constitutes a valuable resource for media wishing to develop special Australia Day coverage in this Centenary of Federation year.
To facilitate timely access by the media to the material, 2001 YEAR BOOK AUSTRALIA will be made available to media BY REQUEST under an arrangement whereby the content of the book is strictly embargoed until 1130 hours on 25th January.
Media who wish to receive an embargoed copy of the 2001 YEAR BOOK AUSTRALIA are invited to indicate their interest as soon as possible. It is anticipated that both hard copies and CD-ROM versions of the book will be available from 18 January. The CD-ROM version includes, in addition to the 2001 Year Book, a selection of the special Year Book articles published in the series throughout the years.
Please contact Leanne Dickinson on (02) 6252 6139 or 0407 946 124 (AH) to arrange for your copy. Leanne's fax number is (02) 6252 8002 and her E-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media and Public Affairs Unit
List of Centenary Articles contained in Year Book Australia 2001
The development of official statistics in Australia, and some possible future challenges
A hundred years of science and service - Australian meteorology through the twentieth century
Professor John W. Zillman
Women and government in Australia
Dr Marian Sawyer
A century of population change in Australia
Dr Graeme Hugo
Household income and its distribution
Professor Peter Saunders
Child health since Federation
Professor Fiona J. Stanley
Australian schools: participation and funding 1901 to 2000
Professor Gerald Burke; Dr Andrew Spaull
Crime in twentieth century Australia
Accounting for audiences in Australian museums
Dawn Casey; Kirsten Wehner
Public funding of the arts in Australia - 1900 to 2000 548
The pace of change in science and innovation
Dr Keith Boardman
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