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This FACT indicates the average cost of an adult movie ticket at major movie cinemas in each capital city. This FACT is calculated by taking the mean price from data collected from the general public over an 18 month period. The sample size ranges from 50 to 500 for any given city.
This FACT investigates the Full Time Equivalent (FTE)of student to teacher ratio. It is theorised that teaching can only progress as the pace of the slowest learner therfore with a smaller ratio comes more individualised learning and attention and greater progress. In general non-government schools have a lower ratio than government.
How much does each Australian capital city pay on average for gas? This FACT indicates the household gas price index as of June 2017, with a base of 100 as per the 2011-12 ABS index. Melbourne has the highest price index for gas, at 140.1. Darwin pays the least for gas, at an index of 99.6.
This FACT looks at the funding for museums, other than art museums and galleries, which look at cultural and historical artefacts by their respective State and Territory Governments for the year 2012-2013. This includes the management of sites and collections which represent natural or cultural significance of Australia and the rest of the world. 'Significance' may be of relevance on an international, national or sub-national basis (i.e. State/Territory, local region or community). This division also includes the retailing and restoration of antiques and collectibles. The figures are expressed in millions of dollars.
The National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests are conducted in May for all students across Australia in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Each year, over one million students nationally sit the NAPLAN tests. All students in the same year level are assessed on the same test items in the assessment domains of reading, writing, language conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation) and numeracy. NAPLAN data provide parents, schools, governments and the non-government school sectors with important information about whether young Australians are reaching educational goals.
This FACT indicates year 7 performance in persuasive writting at the end of the school year. It should be noted that for several states and territories, year 7 represents the end of primary school education.