2006 Year Book Australia launch
The 2006 Year Book Australia (cat. no. 1301.0) was officially launched on 20 January 2006 by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, the Hon. Chris Pearce MP, at ABS House in Canberra.
The key note speech was given by Dr Mike Smith, curator of "Extremes: Survival in Great Deserts of the Southern Hemisphere" at the National Museum of Australia.
A video of the launch is available. The video can be downloaded as a complete file. For easier downloading the file has also been split and made available by the different speakers.
A transcript of the Parliamentary Secretary's speech is available at http://parlsec.treasurer.gov.au/cjp/content/speeches/2006/001.asp
The Parliamentary Secretary's media release is available at http://parlsec.treasurer.gov.au/cjp/content/pressreleases/2006/001.asp
Complete 2006 Year Book Australia launch ceremony video file
Download video - complete launch ceremony (29.3 MB)
Individual speaker's video files
Download video - welcome speech by the Australian Statistician, Dennis Trewin (3.2Mb)
Download video - key note speech by Dr Mike Smith, curator of "Extremes: Survival in Great Deserts of the Southern Hemisphere" at the National Museum of Australia (10.6MB)
Download video - the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, the Hon. Chris Pearce MP officially launching the Year Book (10.2MB)
Download video - closing comments by the MC Greg Bray, ABS (1MB)
This page first published 9 February 2006, last updated 24 July 2008