This release presents the ABS' first experimental land account to demonstrate a method for reporting change in land use, rateable value and land cover. These estimates have been prepared for land use based policy analysis. It is the second experimental land account for the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) region in Queensland and the associated Natural Resource Management (NRM) regions. The GBR region contains 5 NRM regions: Burdekin, Burnett Mary, Fitzroy, Mackay Whitsunday, and Wet Tropics.
Tables are presented using formats recommended in the United Nations' System of Environment and Economic Accounnts (SEEA). This publication is experimental, and as such the estimates should be used with caution. Please refer to the Data Quality section in the Explanatory Notes for more information.