8101.0 - Innovation and Technology Update (Newsletter), Sep 2000  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2000   
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Welcome to the 3rd edition of ABS'
Science and Technology Statistics Update.

Australian policy makers and others increasingly see science and technology as a very important driver of economic progress. It is therefore crucial to them to have access to a reliable set of science and technology statistics. The purpose of the
Update is to let you know about the range of science and technology statistics which are produced by the ABS and to provide you with information on statistical developments and data releases.

In this edition, we have included two special articles. The first presents previously unreleased data on household expenditure on IT goods and services. The second looks at the recent release of price index data on computer services.

We hope you find the Update useful and would appreciate any feedback you have to offer. Please send any comments to sheridan.roberts@abs.gov.au or phone (02) 6252 5019.

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We are happy to add new subscribers to the Update to our e-mailing list. If you did not receive this edition directly from us but would like to have future editions emailed to you, please contact: Andrew Major, whose email address is andrew.major@abs.gov.au.