1300.1.55.001 - Statistics News NSW (Newsletter), Jun 2004  
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Disability, Australia, 2003 Preliminary (cat. no. 4446.0) was released recently, containing preliminary results from the 2003 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. Final data will be published in Disability, Ageing and Carers: Summary of Findings, Australia, 2003 (cat. no 4430.0), due for release in September. Data will cover: people with a disability (including disability status, main condition, assistance needed/received, use of aids, use of public transport and employment restrictions); older persons (including assistance needed/received, disability status and income); and people who provide assistance to others with a disability (including carer status, relationship to main recipient, time spent caring for main recipient, need for and receipt of respite care, reasons for caring). Some data will be provided by state/territory and age group. For more information contact Ken Black on (02) 6252 7430, email: ken.black@abs.gov.au.

Two related products also due for release later in 2004 are Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia, Confidentialised Unit Record File on CD-ROM (cat. no. 4430.0.30.002) and Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: User Guide (cat. no. 4431.0.55.001). For more information contact Justin Harvey on (02) 6252 7624, email: justin.harvey@abs.gov.au.