1301.3 - Queensland Year Book (Hard cover), 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/03/2001   
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Comprises a general reference for any person who wishes to acquire a broad knowledge of the State of Queensland. Separate chapters are devoted to: history and government; environment; population; labour; health; welfare; education and training; finance; law and order; tourism; the arts and sport; agriculture; mining; manufacturing; housing and construction; transport and communication; and trade and prices.2001 QUEENSLAND YEAR BOOK

Released in the year celebrating the centenary of federation, the 2001 Queensland Year Book is a lasting reminder of Queensland's contribution to 100 years of federation. The Queensland Year Book provides a comprehensive, contemporary and historic view of the State's political, environmental, economic and social framework. Information is brought together from a wide variety of sources and is presented using a mix of text, tables, charts and maps.

The 2001 edition combines current data with an examination of Queensland's past. In addition to the comprehensive review of contemporary Queensland, a selection of special articles and features provide a picture of Queensland's heritage.

It is ideal as a statistical reference for libraries, reception areas or as an attractive corporate souvenir or gift.

Special features in this year's edition include:

Life in Colonial Queensland

Recognising the centenary of federation, this article examines life in 1861 by focussing on information obtained from Queensland’s first census as an independent colony, and comparing it with contemporary patterns and trends.

Daintree National Park

Discover the magical and delicate beauty of one of Queensland's most important natural resources.

Olympic Games and Paralympic Games

Explore Queensland's role in the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic games, including the torch relay, pre-Games training, the soccer and the success of Queensland athletes.


Revisit the romantic history of the Brisbane River Ferry services.

The 2001 Queensland Year Book covers:

  • history and government
  • finance
  • environment
  • tourism, arts and sport
  • population
  • agriculture
  • labour
  • mining
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • social welfare
  • housing and construction
  • education and training
  • transport and communication
  • law and order
  • trade and prices