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Friday 4 September 2015
    Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, July 2015
    The monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) publication contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. The focus of this publication is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident departures (STRD). Statistics on permanent and long-term movements (i.e. one year or more) are also available, however, permanent and long-term movements in this publication are not an appropriate source for migration statistics. For information on Net Overseas Migration (NOM) refer to Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) and for quarterly NOM data Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).
First Issue
    Personal Income of Migrants, Australia, Experimental, 2009-10
    The 2013 Migrant Personal Income Tax (PIT) project used statistical techniques to link migrants' administrative records from the Department of Social Services (DSS) Settlement Database (SDB) to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) personal income tax records. This publication presents a cross section of key results from the Personal Income Tax and Migrants Integrated dataset (PITMID) for the 2009-10 financial year and highlights the range of data available. The personal income data is made available by the migrants' entry conditions: visa stream, primary or secondary applicant status and whether an onshore or offshore applicant.
    Household Income and Wealth, Australia, 2013-14
    This publication features key information about household income and wealth from the Survey of Income and Housing 2013-14. It will incorporate information previously presented as part of the Household Wealth and Wealth Distribution (cat. no. 6554.0) product. The publication provides estimates of the distribution of income and wealth across the population, by various characteristics of households (e.g. income and wealth quintiles, main source of income, wealth, household type, tenure and employment status).
    Survey of Income and Housing, User Guide, Australia, 2013-14
    Describes the definitions, concepts, methodology and estimation procedures used in the Survey of Income and Housing. It contains the questionnaire, a list of all data items on the file and lists of output data items, and background information about the survey. It is designed to assist researchers and analysts in utilising housing, income and wealth data produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
    Research and Experimental Development, Businesses, Australia, 2013-14
    Expenditure and human resources devoted to research and experimental development (R&D) carried out by businesses in Australia, classified by industry, employment size, type of expenditure, type of resource, location of expenditure, source of funds, type of activity, fields of research and socio-economic objective. Most data are expressed in current prices but key aggregates are also expressed in chain volume terms.
    Microdata: Census of Motor Vehicles, Australia, 2015
    The following microdata products are available from the Census of Motor Vehicles, Australia. -TableBuilder

    Apply online for access to the TableBuilder at

    Census of Motor Vehicles TableBuilder product provides data on motor vehicles registered with an Australian state or territory motor vehicle registration authority for unrestricted use on public roads at the annual census date (31st January). Data include: State; Postcode; Make; Model; Year of Manufacture; Body Type; Number of Seats; Number of Cylinders; Engine Capacity; Fuel Type; Number of Axles; Tare; Gross Vehicle Mass; Gross Combination Mass; and Heavy Vehicle Code.

    A detailed list of data items is available on the Downloads tab.

    For more information about TableBuilder refer to

Monday 7 September 2015
Additional Information
    Australians' journeys through life: Stories from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset, 2006 - 2011
    This series of articles from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset has been updated to include the article, Housing transitions for older Australians.
Additional Information
    Gender Indicators, Australia, August 2015
    This Gender Indicators product includes three new supplementary data cubes which provide further disaggregations of existing key and supporting time series data from the Economic Security, Education and Work and Family Balance domain with respect to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and those with a disability. These disaggregations will provide added richness to the already extensive gender data presented.
Replacement Content
    Government Finance Statistics, Australia, June Quarter 2015
    The data cube released on 01/09/2015 contained some incorrect row titles in Tables 4 to 12 of the data cube. 'Sales of goods and services', 'Interest income' and 'Dividend income' should have read 'Current grants and subsidies', 'Sales of goods and services' and 'Interest income' respectively. These have now been corrected.
    Livestock and Meat, Australia, July 2015
    This publication presents statistics on livestock slaughterings and meat production. These statistics are based on a monthly collection from abattoirs and other major slaughtering establishments and include estimates of animals slaughtered by country butchers and other small slaughtering establishments. More detailed information on this series can be obtained by referring to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) quarterly publication, Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no. 7215.0). Additional time series spreadsheets containing state/territory and national data are available from the Downloads tab for this publication. These spreadsheets contain original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates for slaughtering and meat production for bulls, bullocks and steers, cows and heifers, cattle (excluding calves), calves, sheep, lambs and pigs.

Tuesday 8 September 2015
Replacement Content
    Measures of Australia's Progress, 2013
    The 'Jobs' page, graph and datacube have been updated with a correction to table 2 'Non-managerial jobs that are low paid'.
Replacement Content
    Gender Indicators, Australia, August 2015
    This release includes a correction in the Work and family balance domain. A revision has been made to the 2012 key series 'Providing primary care to a person with a disability'. This revision appears in the 'Providing care' page, the Summary of key series and the Work and family balance datacube (table 3).
Additional Information
    Building Approvals, Australia, July 2015
    These data cubes present Building Approvals data for small geographic areas.

Wednesday 9 September 2015
    International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, August 2015
    The Confidential Commodities List (CCL) details all import and export commodities which have been subjected to confidentiality restrictions since 1 January 1988. Also included is a description of the information contained in the CCL and some details about the impact of confidentiality restrictions on ABS merchandise trade output.
    Housing Finance, Australia, July 2015
    Contains time series data for secured and unsecured housing finance commitments for owner occupation, commitments for construction or purchase of dwellings for rent or resale, and loan outstandings to individuals/households for housing. For secured housing finance for owner occupation, this publication presents the number and value of commitments made by banks, permanent building societies, wholesale lenders n.e.c. and other lenders, provided to individuals/households. These commitments are classified by construction of dwellings, the purchase of new and established dwellings, the refinancing of existing dwellings and alterations and additions to dwellings.

Thursday 10 September 2015
    Modellers' Database, June Qtr 2015
    The Modeller's Database consists of 122 quarterly time series constructed from the National Income Forecasting model. Some of the time series are published elsewhere by ABS while others are specifically constructed for National Income Forecasting model.
    Corrective Services, Australia, June Quarter 2015
    Contains national information on persons in adult custody and community-based corrections in Australia. Quarterly information is presented for each state and territory. Information available includes: sex; age; imprisonment rates; legal status (sentenced, unsentenced); type of custody (secure, open); sentenced receptions; federal prisoners and type of community-based corrective services orders. Indigenous data are also available.
    Labour Force, Australia, August 2015
    Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force.

Friday 11 September 2015
    Lending Finance, Australia, July 2015
    Contains time series data on the value of monthly commitments for secured housing finance, other personal finance, commercial and lease finance. Includes summary tables of personal and commercial finance commitments under fixed and revolving credit facilities, the value of goods under finance lease commitments, and the value of personal, commercial and lease finance commitments by purpose. Also included are thematic tables on the financing of housing, motor vehicles and plant and equipment.

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