8782.0.65.001 - Construction Activity: Chain Volume Measures, Australia, Jun 2011  
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These spreadsheets contain revised data for some of the chain volume measures series released in Construction Work Done, Australia, Preliminary, cat. no. 8755.0. This data is sourced from, and more comprehensive results are available in Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) and Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0). The notes below relate to these two publications.

BUILDING ACTIVITY, AUSTRALIA, JUNE QTR 2011 (cat. no. 8752.0)

Data Notes

The trend estimates should be interpreted with caution as the underlying behaviour of building activity may be affected by Government stimulus packages, including the "Building the Education Revolution" (BER) program and Social Housing Initiatives as well as other developments associated with global economic conditions. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 28 to 30 of the explanatory notes.

ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY, AUSTRALIA, JUNE QTR 2011 (cat. no. 8762.0)

Significant revisions

Compared with the current price estimates in original terms published in the previous issue of this publication:

  • The March 2010 quarter work done estimates have been revised down by $303.0m. These revisions occurred predominantly in the Oil, gas, coal and other minerals commodity, as well as Harbours and Pipelines.
  • The June 2010 quarter work done estimates have been revised down by $435.4m. These revisions occurred predominantly in the Oil, gas, coal and other minerals commodity, as well as Harbours and Pipelines.
  • The September 2010 quarter work done estimates have been revised down by $561.6m. These revisions occurred predominantly in the Oil, gas, coal and other minerals commodity, as well as Harbours and Pipelines.
  • The December 2010 quarter work done estimates have been revised down by $249.2m. These revisions occurred predominantly in the Oil, gas, coal and other minerals commodity, as well as Railways, Harbours and Pipelines.
  • The March 2011 quarter work done estimates have been revised down by $139.8m. These revisions occurred predominantly in the Oil, gas, coal and other minerals commodity, as well as Railways, Harbours and Pipelines.