2006 Year Book Australia Launch

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)
yearbookCOMPLETE.wmv


Individual speaker's video files

Download video - welcome speech by the Australian Statistician, Dennis Trewin (3.2Mb)
yearbookDennisTrewin.wmv

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)
yearbookMikeSmith.wmv


Download video - the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, the Hon. Chris Pearce MP officially launching the Year Book (10.2MB)
yearbookChrisPearce.wmv


Download video - closing comments by the MC Greg Bray, ABS (1MB)
yearbookClosingComments.wmv