6 November 2012

Public Consultation for the 2016 Census begins today.

The ABS today released a publication proposing directions for Australia's 17th national Census, to be held in 2016.

The publication 2016 Census of Population and Housing: Consultation on content and procedures (ABS cat. no. 2007.0) outlines initial ABS views on topics and procedures for the 2016 Census. There is now an opportunity for the public to take part in shaping the 2016 Census.

More information on the 2016 Census including details on how to make a submission, links to the information paper and submissions guidelines can be found on the 2016 Census page.