4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/05/2001   
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May 31, 2001
Embargoed: 11:30 AM (AEST)

Media alert....News diary event....Media alert....

Attention Chiefs of Staff and News Editors

Australian Social Trends to be released 6 June

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will release the eighth edition of Australian Social Trends (cat. no. 4102.0) on Wednesday 6 June 2001.

Australian Social Trends 2001 profiles Australian society and looks at changes in the nation's social conditions and wellbeing. The publication features 31 articles, within seven chapters, on topics related to population, families, health, education, work, income and housing. These provide an insight into the changing nature of Australian society.

This alert is to aid your planning and research by giving you advance notice of the release of this major publication.

The publication is a source of a wide variety of stories. A full list and synopsis of the articles will be distributed prior to release.

A media release with some summary information will be widely distributed. However please note that the publication will be boxed at the Canberra Press Gallery by request only. The publication will also be available for collection on the day from our State offices in each capital city, again by request.

Members of the media who would like a copy of Australian Social Trends 2001 should contact client.services@abs.gov.au