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Thursday 23 November 2017
4610.0Water Account, Australia, 2015-16
The eleventh edition of the Water Account, Australia presents information on the physical and monetary supply and use of water in the Australian economy for 2015-16.

It is compiled, as far as possible, in accordance with the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA).

This publication presents data cubes for Australia and the eight states and territories. It also provides information on the water use and consumptive practices of households and key industries (Agriculture, Water supply, sewerage and drainage).
6291.0.55.001Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, October 2017
A range of Excel spreadsheets and pivot tables. (Previously published SuperTABLE datacubes were discontinued after the July 2017 release, they have been replaced with pivot tables.) The monthly spreadsheets contain broad level data covering all the major items of the Labour Force Survey in time series format, including seasonally adjusted and trend estimates. The monthly pivot tables contain more detailed and cross classified original data than the spreadsheets.
Replacement Content
Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, October 2017
The scale on the Y-axis of the 'Total vehicles - short term graph' in Main Features is in the wrong units. All data in the tables, time series spreadsheets and associated commentary are correct.

Friday 24 November 2017
Additional Information
Land Management and Farming in Australia, 2013-14
Datacubes to assist understanding the effect increasing the EVAO scope cut-off value will have on 2015-16 Agricultural Census and Land Management Practices Survey outputs have been added.
5368.0.55.003International Trade: Supplementary Information, Financial Year, 2016-17
The spreadsheets contain trade in merchandise goods and services credits and debits data for:

Selected countries semi-annual (6-monthly) for merchandise goods; Country and country groups by financial years for services; State by financial years for services; Detailed services category by financial years; Detailed travel services by financial years by country and country groups; and Education related travel credits by financial years by educational sector by type of expenditure.

Data are available from 1999-2000.
Additional Information
Microdata: Household Expenditure, Income and Housing, 2015-16
The second release of microdata includes the detailed microdata files accessible by DataLab.

Monday 27 November 2017
No scheduled releases today.

Tuesday 28 November 2017
3310.0Marriages and Divorces, Australia, 2016
Marriage and divorce statistics provide valuable information for the analysis of family formation and structure in Australia. This electronic product presents data at the national and state level.

Marriages data is presented by age, previous martial status, country of birth and relative country of birth of both males and females, type of celebrant and whether couples live together prior to marriage. Crude and age-specific marriage rates are also provided.

Divorces data is presented by age, duration of marriage at final separation and at date made absolute, country of birth and number of children.

This product replaces 3306.0.55.001 Marriages Australia (cat. no. 3306.0.55.001) and 3307.0.55.001 Divorces Australia (cat. no. 3307.0.55.001).

Wednesday 29 November 2017
Additional Information
Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015
This publication uses data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers to provide an overview of the characteristics of those living with communication disability in Australia, and the impact it has on their everyday lives.

Alongside the commentary, this release includes a data cube available from the 'Downloads' tab.
First Issue
Discussion Paper: From Nature to the Table: Environmental-Economic Accounting for Agriculture, 2015-16
This a discussion paper, From Nature to the Table: Environmental-Economic Accounting for Agriculture (FNT).

The publication combines experimental estimates of Australian economic, social and environmental data for the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries. These estimates will use an environmental-economic accounting framework.

The publication is compiled in accordance with the UN/FAO System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (SEEA AFF).

Thursday 30 November 2017
4512.0Corrective Services, Australia, September quarter 2017
Contains national information on persons in adult custody and community-based corrections in Australia. Quarterly information is presented for each state and territory. Information available includes: sex; imprisonment rates; legal status (sentenced, unsentenced, post-sentence orders); type of custody (secure, open); sentenced receptions; federal prisoners and type of community-based corrective services orders. Indigenous data are also available.
5232.0.55.001Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, September 2017
Provides quarterly information on the assets and liabilities of securitisers. These financial institutions issue short and/or long term securities (known as asset-backed securities) against specifically matched assets (e.g. mortgages, credit card receivables). Securitisers use the cash flows from the pool of assets to service the interest payments on the issued securities.
5625.0Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia, September 2017
Preliminary estimates derived from a sample survey of private businesses. Contains estimates of actual and expected new capital expenditure by type of asset (new buildings and other structures/equipment, plant and machinery) and by selected Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification industries. These statistics are expressed in current prices and chain volume measures, in original, seasonally adjusted and trend terms and are available for Australia and by state/territory.
5655.0Managed Funds, Australia, September 2017
Provides information quarterly, about money pooled for investment purposes in the managed funds industry. The statistics also provide the consolidated assets of managed funds institutions, classified by type of asset. The statistics also present unconsolidated information on the assets and liabilities of life insurance corporations, superannuation (pension) funds, public offer (retail) unit trusts, common funds, friendly societies and cash management trusts and the source of funds being invested with resident investment managers.
8731.0Building Approvals, Australia, October 2017
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.

5260.0.55.002Estimates of Industry Multifactor Productivity, 2016-17
    Following a review, the ABS advised on 19 October that Labour Force estimates would be rebenchmarked to preliminary Estimated Resident Population estimates and released on 7 December (Labour Force, Australia - Rebenchmarked Estimates, October 2017 (cat. no. 6202.0.55.003)). Traditionally, this process has occurred when the final rebased population estimates are available. To ensure consistency with these rebenchmarked LFS data, Estimates of Industry Multifactor Productivity (cat. no. 5260.0.55.002) will be delayed until after the publication of rebenchmarked labour force data. We apologise for any inconvenience.