A long time since I’ve blogged over here!
Just a quick post to let people know I’ve made a torrent for the third release of the Australian census 2011. I’m seeding it for anyone that wants a copy. It’s a 4.6GB download, the contents are unchanged from the original ABS DVDs, except that they have been recompressed with XZ rather than Zip (~ 50% smaller than the original zip files.)
Grab the torrent file, and you’re off.
This blog is hosted with wordpress.com and they won’t let me create an inline magnet link (software as a service, grr!); but you can get a magnet link via this shortened URL:
… or paste this into your bittorrent client:
Share and enjoy :-)
The source of this data is the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia licence. Once you’ve downloaded the file, there is more information on licensing and attribution in the “About DataPacks” folder.