4147.4.55.001 - Culture and Recreation News, Jun 1999  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/10/1999   
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i) The survey of Work in Selected Culture/Leisure Activities is currently being conducted. Funded by CMC, the results are expected to be released before Christmas.

ii) The survey of Attendance at Selected Culture/Leisure Venues was conducted by the ABS in April 1999. The survey was previously undertaken in 1991 and 1995. Results from the 1999 survey are expected to be released in December this year.

iii) The ABS is currently preparing questions for a survey to be conducted in April 2000 on Children's participation in culture and leisure activities. Data from the survey is expected to be available in late 2000.

iv) NCCRS is continuing to investigate culture and recreation data sources from a selection of other countries.

v) Work has commenced on the preparation of the sixth edition of the publication 'The Arts: Some Australian Data'. This publication is being prepared for the Australia Council.