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This material may be used to run your own training sessions or to help you to understand and make the best use of ABS information.

On this page:
Basic Community Profile Tutorial
Navigating and Searching the ABS Website
How to Find Consumer Price Index (CPI) Data Tutorial
Finding Indigenous Data Tutorial
Understanding ABS Geography Tutorial
Understanding CDATA online
TableBuilder Online Tutorials


BASIC COMMUNITY PROFILE TUTORIAL


The first in a series of online tutorials has been developed to assist in navigating and understanding Census data and information.

You will need Flash Player installed to view the tutorial. See Adobe website to download.

The Tutorial Includes: Finding your area of interest and downloading Census data.
Duration: 6:00 minutes

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NAVIGATING AND SEARCHING THE ABS WEBSITE TUTORIAL


This tutorial aims to help you find your way around the ABS website and introduce you to some different ways of searching the website.

Includes: Description of main elements on ABS website home page and demonstration of some different ways of searching the website.

Duration: 3:45 minutes
Size: 3.7 MB

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HOW TO FIND CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) DATA TUTORIAL


This tutorial aims to help you find Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on the website and also to understand what it measures and how to use it.

Includes: Description of how to find Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on the website, what it measures and how to use it.

Duration: 4 minutes
Size: 3.7 MB

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FINDING INDIGENOUS DATA TUTORIAL


This tutorial demonstrates how to find data about people who identify as being of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin or both and other related information on the ABS website.

Includes: Demonstration of how to find data about people who identify as being of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin or both and other related information on the ABS website.

Duration: 3:45 minutes
Size: 4.1 MB

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UNDERSTANDING ABS GEOGRAPHY TUTORIAL


This tutorial introduces you to the main geographical levels used by the ABS for organising data.

Includes: Introduction to the main geographical levels used by the ABS for organising data. It focuses on explaining the main structure of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) but also shows you how to find out more about other structures in the ASGC (e.g. Local Government Area, Remoteness) and other geographical classifications (e.g. Australian Indigenous Geographical Classification (AIGC)).

Duration: 4:25 minutes
Size: 4.2MB

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UNDERSTANDING CDATA ONLINE


These online tutorials are designed to assist you in understanding how to create and customise your own data needs using CDATA Online.

These Tutorials Include: Registering with CDATA; Creating a Table; Customising Your Table; Custom Data; Viewing Graphs and Viewing Maps.

Duration: Each tutorials runs for approximately 3 - 5 minutes.
Size: Tutorials vary in size.

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TABLEBUILDER ONLINE TUTORIALS


The following set of self-help tutorials are designed to demonstrate the basic functionality of TableBuilder, and enhance your usability of the product. All users who register to use TableBuilder must complete the tutorials before beginning to use the application.

The tutorials include: Starting to Build a Table, Working with Large Tables, Creating Custom Data Groups, Creating Custom Geographic Areas, Creating a Thematic Map, Creating a Graph and
Census Data Concepts.

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TableBuilder Online Tutorial Instructions
TableBuilder User Manual

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