Department of Treasury- Economic Roundup; Publkished Quarterly by the Department of Treasury, Economic Roundup provides articles dealing with factors influencing the Australian Economy from trade to bi-lateral relations to monetary and fiscal policy.
Australian Policy Online; Policy Online is a research database and alert service providing free access to full text research reports and papers, statistics and other resources essential for public policy development and implementation in Australia and New Zealand. Policy Online includes material from over 2,500 sources and regularly monitors over 500 organisations including academic research centres and institutes, government departments, think tanks, NGOs and other media and information networks, in order to select and catalogue high quality open access research on public interest issues in Australia.
ANZ Research- Australian Industry and Economics: ANZ Research release forecasts, analyses and data commentaries on recent developments and prospects within the Australian economy. They also release research on various industry sectors including housing and articles on topical issues.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry- Research and Publications: ACCI commissions a comprehensive suite of economic surveys that provide an authentic and authoritative snapshot of the current state of the Australian economy.
Commonwealth Bank- Economics Research: The CBA provides a number of different reports on economic policy and developments. These include; periodic reports covering developments and movements in major markets worldwide, monthly publications offering a comprehensive insight into our internal economic indicators, business and services reports and surveys that reflect current domestic market conditions and expectations and reports and updates on events in global markets and what they mean for the Australian economy.
National Australia Bank- Business Research and Insights: Reports providing important data and events as well as key information affecting the Australian market.
Reserve Bank of Australia- Publications: The Reserve Banks puts out a number of publications relating to Monetary Policy, general economic conditions and research on issues impacting on the Australian economy.
Westpac- Australian Economic Reports: Reports providing important data and events as well as key information affecting the Australian market - prepared by Westpac Economics.
Macquarie Bank (Investment Managment)- Economic Updates: A snapshot of financial market and Australian Economy news provided by Macquarie Research.
AMP Capital- Economic Updates: The content of these reports is based on research and analysis conducted by AMP Capital's Investment Strategy and Economics team. If you want to keep in touch with financial market news, these economic updates provide a convenient weekly and monthly snapshot.
Economics and Business. It also provides analysis and commentary on topics related to economics and business.Investopedia is a great free online dictionary which provides definitions and explainations of all things related to economis and business. It's primary focus is on business and investment and it is quite US centric however it is a great easy to use site which also proivides global commentary on all things buiness and economics.
OECD's periodic review of the Australian economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects.
ESSA strives to be the point of difference in your University experience through uniting theory and reality. They innovatively connect like-minded students together to ignite a passionate economics community that is more informed, engaged and aware of the breadth of opportunities and unique multidisciplinary relevance of economics.
Ai Group’s Economics Team specialises in monitoring, assessing and analysing developments in the Australian economy.They provide de tailed, real-time insights into Australia’s economic and policy environment for members and businesses, through their program of regular surveys, reports and specialist research
ABARES- ABARES is a research bureau within the Department of Agriculture. They provide professionally independent research, analysis and advice for government and private sector decision-makers on significant issues affecting Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries.
Department of Agriculture- The Australian Department of Agriculture's role is to develop and implement policies and programs that ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable. On the home page there is a publications section which carries reports concerning key aspects of agriculture in Australia.
Australian Primary Industry Groups- This page provides a list of links to various official bodies of sub-sectors in the agricultural sector.
ABS- The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides a wide range of data on Australia's agricultural sector.
National Farmers Federation- The National Farmers' Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing farmers and, more broadly, agriculture across Australia. It is one of Australia's foremost and respected advocacy organisations
FAO Country Profiles- The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations provides country summary pages of the national agriculture industry. These pages contain statistics, news and information on the macro economic and natural environment issues impacting the agricultural sector.
The Land- The primary news source for all things agriculture in Australia
Minerals Council of Australia- The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) represents Australia’s exploration, mining and minerals processing industry, nationally and internationally. MCA member companies produce more than 85 per cent of Australia’s annual mineral output. They provide news and reports into the Australian mining industry.
ABS- The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides a wide range of data on Australia's mining sector.
Austrade- The Australian Trade Commission provides details, news and data about the Australian mining industry. They also provide links to Federal and Satae government bodies as well as the main industry bodies.
Australian Mines Atlas- The Australian Mines Atlas put out by Geoscience Australia contains the Australian Atlas of Mineral Resources, Mines, and Processing Centres as well as information about the various resources mined in Australia.
Department of Industry- Australian government department responsible for overseeing the mining industry. It provides publications, links to legislation and data all relating to the Australian mining industry.
Australian Uranium Association- Provides reports, news and data on Uranium mining in Australia.
Australian Coal Association- Provides reports, news and data on Coal mining in Australia.
ABS- The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides a wide range of data on Australia's financial sector.
Australian Centre for Financial Studies- The Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS) facilitates industry-relevant, rigorous research and independent commentary. Drawing on expertise from academia, industry and government, ACFS promotes thought leadership in the financial sector.
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)- The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, friendly societies and most members of the superannuation industry. They provide reports, news and statistics on Australias financial services sector.
Austrade- The Australian Trade Commission provides details, news and data about the Australian financial services sector. They also provide links to Federal and Satae government bodies as well as the main industry bodies.
Australian Government (Finance Industry)- A list of links to governent pages with information covering vaious aspects of the financial services industry.
ABS- The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides a wide range of data on Australia's services industries.
Australian Trade Commission- The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) provides information including reports, news and statistics on many of Australia's services industries.
Productivity Commission- A link to the Productivity Commission's paper on Australia's Services Sector.
Australian Services Roundtable- The Australian Services Roundtable is the peak business body for the Australian services industries. They provide news and reports on Australia's services industries.
Department of Industry- Provides an overview of Australia's manufacturing industry with links to other relevant sources.
ABS- The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides a wide range of data on Australia's manufacturing industry.
Australian Manufacturing- Australian Manufacturing is one of Australia’s largest online magazines, dedicated as a user-generated resource for the Manufacturing industry.
Provides links to ABS housing occupancy and costs releases, building approvals and estimates of homelessness as well as related reports.
An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare publication on social housing tenants.
A compendium of human settlements statistics going back to 1971.
Statistics covering urbanisation, slum dwellings, access to improved sanitation and water as well as durable structures.
US data on homeownership, housing vacancies, rental housing and residential financing.
EU statistics on dwelling types, tenure status and housing affordability.
Statistics on housing starts and completions, affordable housing, social housing as well as regenerating land.
Housing indicators such as occupancy rate, density, tenure status by age and family group and detailed examination of crowding issues.
Government spending policies that influence macroeconomic conditions. Through fiscal policy, regulators attempt to improve unemployment rates, control inflation, stabilize business cycles and influence interest rates in an effort to control the economy. Fiscal policy is largely based on the ideas of British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883–1946), who believed governments could change economic performance by adjusting tax rates and government spending.
State & Territory Budget Papers
Other Government Fiscal Policy websites.
Sensis Business Index: The quarterly Sensis® Business Index has been tracking SME confidence and behaviour since February 1995. It surveys 1,800 metropolitan and regional SMEs from areas such as manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, hospitality, construction, communication, property, business services, health, community services, cultural and recreational industries.
Westpac-Melbourne Institute Indexes of Economic Activity: Published monthly, the Westpac – Melbourne Institute Indexes of Economic Activity report presents and examines movements in leading and coincident indicators of economic activity in Australia, together with comparative data from overseas.
Reserve Bank of Australia - Indicators of Spending and Confidence (Table G8). This table gives an historical time series of major economic indicators such as retail spending and business and consumer confidence.
Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence: The Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Rating is 100.0 plus the simple unweighted average of the difference between the percentage of respondents who give a favourable and those who give unfavourable answers to five key questions. The Survey is conducted weekly.
ANZ Job Advertisement Series: The ANZ job advertisement series measures the number of jobs advertised in the major daily newspapers and Internet sites covering the capital cities each month.
National Economic Indicator Series: The National Economic Indicators Series is a set of key economic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn from National Economics (NIEIR) modeling and other relevant data sources and is updated annually.
NAB Business Confidence Index: NAB conducts a number of surveys to gauge the opinions of business with regard to the state of the economy and their view of future economic conditions.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry: The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) is the nations peak council of business organisations. ACCI's economic surveys provide regular and authoritative data about the experiences, attitudes and concerns of businesses of all sizes in all industry sectors across Australia. Their surveys include the ACCI-Westpac survey of industrial trends, the ACCI business expectations survey, ACCI small business survey and the ACCI survey of investor confidence.
Building and construction industry websites
Dairy industry websites
Fisheries and seafood industry websites
Food industry websites
Pharmaceuticals industry websites
Service industry websites
Tourism, leisure and sports industry websites
Wine industry websites
Tourism, leisure and sports industry websites