The Council of Australian University Librarians has released Australasian Digital Theses Program: Membership Survey 2006.
Here’s an excerpt from the "Key Findings" section:
1. The average percentage of records for digital theses added to ADT is 95% when digital submission is mandatory and 17% when it is not mandatory. . . .
2. 59% of respondents will have mandatory digital submission in place in 2007.
3. With this level of mandatory submission it is predicted that 60% of all theses produced in Australia and New Zealand in 2007 will have a digital copy recorded in ADT. . . .
5. The overwhelming majority of respondents offer a mediated submission service, either only having a mediated service or offering both mediated and self-submission services. When mediated and self-submission are both available, the percentage self-submitted is polarised with some achieving over a 75% self-submission rate.
6. Over half the respondents have a repository already and most are using it to manage digital theses.
7. 87% will have a repository by the end of this year, and the rest are in the initial planning stage.