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1012.0 - ABS Agency Multicultural Plan (AMP), 2013-15  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/07/2013  First Issue
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OPENNESS

In accordance with ABS values, it is important for the ABS to be transparent and accountable about its interactions with culturally and linguistically diverse Australians. This supports the ABS mission for assisting and encouraging informed decision making by governments and the community.

Minimum Obligations:

6.1 Publishing - Agency to publish AMP on agency website and performance reports against agency KPIs for culturally and linguistically diverse in agency annual reports.

6.2 Data - Agency to make culturally and linguistically diverse data available to other agencies and the public.

Action AccountabilityTimeline Target
6.16.1.1 Publish the ABS AMP and key performance information relating to access and equity. Secretariat, AMP Working Groupa. By 1 July 2013






b. Annually, from July 2014
a. The ABS AMP is accessible to the public on the ABS website.

b. The ABS Annual Report includes information on the ABS’s performance against its Access and Equity KPIs and related achievements.
6.26.2.1 The ABS publishes its content on the ABS website free of charge, enabling equitable access to all Australians. The following access points for culturally and linguistically diverse data will continue to be maintained:

Migrant and Ethnicity theme page (via ABS Topics@ a Glance)

Quickstats Country of Birth (via Census portal)
Director, National Migrant Statistics Unit and Assistant Statistician, 2016 Population Census BranchFrom July 2013Accessibility to culturally and linguistically diverse and migrant related statistics is maintained or improved.
6.2.2 Implement the Australian Government Information Management Office’s Web Guide: Better Practice Checklist - Access and Equity issues for Websites for new ABS web content, where appropriate. Director, Web Publishing SectionBy June 2014Checklist is incorporated into web publishing processes.


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