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Monday 19 March 2018
No scheduled releases today.

Tuesday 20 March 2018
First Issue
Information Paper: Collection of Volunteering data in the ABS, March 2018
This Information Paper provides a summary of submissions received in response to federal government and national consultations on volunteering data conducted by the ABS in 2017 (see Discussion Paper: Information needs for Volunteering data, April 2017 (cat. no. 4159.0.55.004)), and directions being taken by the ABS in the collection of volunteering data as a result of these consultations.
6416.0Residential Property Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities, December 2017
Provides estimates of changes in residential property prices in each of the eight capital cities of Australia and related statistics. The information is presented in the form of price indexes for established houses and attached dwellings as well as an aggregated residential property price index. Estimates relating to the total value of the dwelling stock and, transfer counts and medians are also provided.

Wednesday 21 March 2018
First Issue
Research Paper: Using State Space Models for Measuring Statistical Impacts of Survey Redesigns, A case study of the ABS Labour Force Survey, October 2017
The implementation of a major business transformation program in an official statistical agency is designed to achieve, among other things, improvements in data collection efficiency, data processing methodology and data quality. The improvements can also induce statistical impacts which could be misinterpreted as real world change if they are not measured and handled appropriately. This paper describes a range of statistical methods to measure the statistical impacts which may be encountered in future ABS Labour Force Survey (LFS) redesigns. State space modelling techniques have been utilised as the main approach to incorporate sampling error structure and time series intervention.
Additional Information
Causes of Death, Australia, 2016
The ABS updates data on coroner-certified deaths to reflect the latest available information. This is part of the ABS's regular revisions process for causes of death. This release provides updates to 2014 and 2015 data in a new data cube. Two new technical notes covering the revisions process and changes in the number of suicide deaths are also included. Notes relating to the availability of revised data have been updated as required.

Thursday 22 March 2018
1364.0.15.003Modellers' Database, December Qtr 2017
The Modellers' Database consists of 119 quarterly time series constructed from the National Income Forecasting model. Some of the time series are published elsewhere by ABS while others are specifically constructed for the National Income Forecasting model.
1504.0Methodological News, March 2018
Methodological News is a quarterly information bulletin from the Methodology Division. The newsletter features articles and developments in relation to work done with the division.
3101.0Australian Demographic Statistics, September 2017
Quarterly estimates of total resident population for states, territories and Australia. Includes estimates of the population by sex in five-year age groups; numbers (and some rates) of births, deaths, infant deaths, interstate and overseas movements; quarterly and/or annual time series spreadsheets; projected resident population for states, territories and Australia; and projected number of households for capital cities, states territories and Australia.

Periodically, articles focusing on specific demographic topics will be released as part of this publication.
6202.0Labour Force, Australia, February 2018
Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time / part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and by persons not in the labour force.

Friday 23 March 2018
1220.0.55.001Occupation Standard, 2018
Data on occupations are collected in a wide variety of social and labour statistical collections and are a central element in labour market analysis, educational planning, immigration policy development and a range of other government activities. This standard describes how the ABS collects occupation statistics and provides a basis for the standardised collection and dissemination of occupation data. This release follows a minor review of the Occupation Standard.
Replacement Content
Personal Safety, Australia, 2016
This release includes additional content that has been produced for the General Safety data cube and minor revisions to wording in the Explanatory notes and Prevalence of violence in the last 12 months - Current State or Territory of Usual Residence pages in preparation for upcoming State and Territory and Microdata releases.

In addition the title for Table 12 has been updated to clarify the reference period of the data.
6525.0Estimates of Imputed Rent, Australia, 2015-16
This release provides detailed explanation of methodologies for producing household level estimates of imputed rent for owner-occupied dwellings and other tenure types receiving subsidised housing, in the 2015-16 Survey of Income and Housing.

Monday 26 March 2018
No scheduled releases today.