Description of Service

ßetaWorks is a "sandpit" environment developed by the ABS that currently enables new web design concepts and enhancements to be show cased to clients and customers enabling them to comment on potential innovations for the ABS Website.

ßetaWorks Disclaimer

The ABS has released ßetaWorks as a test concept and will continue to improve its functionality. Due to this you may find that not all features are fully available and you may encounter errors as you work through the system. We are eager to receive your feedback on ideas during this early stage of development and encourage you to submit feedback via the ßetaWorks home page.

ßetaWorks does not contain real data. All information provided in ßetaWorks is for demonstration purposes only and should not be used in any statistical analysis or reporting.

Online Collaborative Workspace Disclaimer

Feedback received through ßetaWorks will be subject to a moderation process. As such, comments will be given Draft status when initially lodged and will be published subsequent to meeting the conditions of the moderation process.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, material within this forum does not necessarily reflect the views of the Commonwealth, nor does it commit the Commonwealth to a particular course of action.

The Commonwealth accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained herein and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use.

Links to other websites, which may be inserted for convenience, do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service.

The listing of a person or organisation in this forum in no way implies any form of endorsement by the Commonwealth of the products or services provided by that person or organisation.

While this workspace will be monitored for the presence of material contravening the ßetaWorks Terms of Use, with the intention of removing such material, it takes no responsibility for the postings of non-ABS contributors.

Non-ABS data

This website may include data sourced from organisations other than the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The inclusion of non-ABS data does not constitute either an endorsement or a recommendation by the ABS of this material. Where appropriate, the ABS will indicate non-ABS sourced data.

The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to other websites that are external to the ABS. The ABS takes reasonable care in linking websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked sites, nor the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

Security of ABS ßetaWorks

The ABS applies a range of security controls to protect its website from unauthorised access. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects.

The Australian Government accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user's computer system, software or data.