The Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research (BCARR) undertakes research and provides economic and data analysis on communications, arts, cities and regions to support evidence-based policy development and advice.

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Publications

Understanding regional data: Industry

This fact sheet provides a guide for finding and analysing regional industry data. It also describes methods for constructing key indices of industrial diversity and structural change across regions.

Cultural and Creative Activity Satellite Accounts Methodology Refresh—Consultation paper

The purpose of this consultation paper is to share BCARR's proposed approach to refreshing the cultural and creative activity satellite accounts. It supports a consultation process which invites stakeholders to provide feedback on these proposals.

5G for Australians

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This release summarises information on current and future use cases for the fifth generation (5G) of mobile networks. 5G networks are being deployed across Australia and many people are now using 5G mobile devices.

South East Queensland 12 LGAs factsheets

The 12 LGA factsheets are based on the findings of the report. Key findings include:

South East Queensland research report

BCARR has released the ‘South East Queensland—Population, Housing, Jobs, Connectivity and Liveability’ research report. Key findings include:

Transport and connectivity

These factsheets are based on the initial findings from the transport and connectivity analysis of the South East Queensland (SEQ) research project. Key findings include:

Liveability in South East Queensland

These factsheets are based on the initial findings from the liveability analysis of the ongoing South East Queensland (SEQ) research project.

Employment and skills in South East Queensland

These factsheets are based on the initial findings from the employment and skills analysis of the ongoing South East Queensland (SEQ) research project.

Understanding regional data: Employment

Factsheet to assist people to source, analyse and present regional data on employment. The factsheet also includes a summary of other labour market data sources and characteristics.