Those clever people at the ABS have done it again… As well as internet access to pre-formatted Australian Census Data through their Quick Stats, Census Tables, Map Stats and Community Profiles you can use the CDATA Online (as a registered or guest user):
to create your own tables of Census data on a range of different topics such as: age, education, housing, income, transport, religion, ethnicity, occupation and more
CDATA Online has now been nominated for two prestigious awards:
[CDATA Online is] one of 10 finalists for the eGovernment award, with the winner announced on 13 May 2009. The second nomination is for the ESRI GIS Challenge, an award that is decided by public votes, with voting open until the end of May 2009. If you have enjoyed the innovative and helpful elements that CDATA Online has brought to you and/or your business then please feel free to vote for us at the ESRI GIS Challenge website.
Congratulations to the ABS and thanks for the wonderful data!
Last night we hosted the BizLinks seminar here at the Alexander Library building (Apologies, I should’ve blogged it before it happened – I’ve been away and missed my chance there!). Speakers from government agencies had the opportunity to present an overview of some of the many services they provide to small business starters (and operators). It was also great for presenters and support staff attending to learn more about the roles and services of the other agencies!
So if you missed out and are a small business starter or operator in WA, who should you be contacting for information and advice?
This week the State Library’s Business Librarians attended a public information seminar at the Australian Bureau of Statistics…
Did you know the ABS want your help with the questions for the 2011 Census? You can make your contribution by visiting the Census pages of the ABS website – you have till 31st March 2008. There are already 4 free access points to the 2006 Census available on the ABS website:
Soon to come are CData and TableBuilder – allowing more sophisticated manipulation of the Census data. You can find it all on the Census Data page of the ABS website, and best of all it’s free!