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Viewing and downloading files used on this site

Files available for download on this site can be categorised into six main groups.

PDF files

The Adobe Reader that you need for viewing and printing portable document format (PDF) files can be downloaded free-of-charge from the Adobe website.

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Use the Adobe Reader to:

If you have a Macintosh with a single button mouse:

To convert PDFs to HTML or text formats use the Adobe PDF files online conversion tools.

CSV files

Data tables on this site are available for download as CSV (comma-separated values) files. These are flat text files and should open with correct cell layout in various spreadsheet programs.

As well as commercial spreadsheet programs, free alternative programs are available. If no spreadsheet program is available the files can be opened as a text document in any text editor.

Note: Files on this site use Australian standard date formats (DD/MM/YYYY) and number formats common to English-speaking countries: the decimal marker is the fullstop (.) and the thousands separator is the comma (,). Cell boundaries are represented in a CSV file by commas. Users opening these files on computers configured to other standards may need to convert these symbols (e.g. to comma, fullstop and semicolon respectively).

Microsoft Office files

To view, save and print Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files you will need either Microsoft Office or the free Microsoft Office Online viewers installed on your computer. You can download the free Microsoft Office Online viewers from the links below:

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To view Word, Excel or PowerPoint files

To save Word, Excel or PowerPoint files

If you have a Macintosh with a single button mouse:

RSS files

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) file(s) are available on the Queensland Government Statistician's Office (QGSO) website. More specific information about this file type and it's usage is is available on our Really Simple Syndication (RSS) page.

KML file

KML files are available on the QGSO website. More specific information about this file type and its usage is available on our KML information page.

Other files

Other file types used on this site are commonly used files. If you have any problems using these files on your system then please contact us.

Note: Some file types may not directly open from inside a browser. To download the file for offline access follow these directions:

Last reviewed 20 May 2016