1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2005  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/01/2005   
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January 12, 2005
Embargoed: 11:30 AM (AEST)

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Embargo copies of ABS 2005 Year Book still available on request

If you need an advance copy of the 2005 Year Book Australia, please request it now.

The Year Book is considered the ABS's flagship publication and contains a comprehensive and detailed statistical review of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia.

Contact Rod Campbell on (02) 6252 6139, or email rod.campbell@abs.gov.au to request a copy on CD Rom or hardcopy. If you have already requested a copy, please disregard this reminder.

The 2005 Year Book Australia, will be officially released on Friday 21 January at 11.30am at a special event in Canberra (media will be advised of the details closer to the time).

The Year Book contains a unique snapshot of the latest information about our national way of life. The content of the book constitutes a valuable resource for media wishing to develop special Australia Day coverage.

We expect copies of the Year Book will be delivered to you early next week. A list of possible story leads based on the information in the 2005 Year Book will also be included.

Media note: the content of the Year Book and the storylines are under embargo until 11.30 hours (AEDT) on Friday 21 January, 2005. Print media publish dates are Saturday 22 January, 2005.