Have your say on Australia’s 2021 Census topics

April 5, 2018 0

The five-yearly Census provides critical data and information to support important Australian decisions by governments, community organisations, businesses and individuals. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is reviewing the information collected in the 2021 Census […]

We need to talk about bias: The Census

November 15, 2016 0

Bias is a critically important issue but very difficult to measure – nevertheless a challenge worthy of our industry, writes Stephen Holden. One thing that virtually everyone seems to believe about survey research is that […]

The US Election – Do Australians care?

November 8, 2016 0

What seems to be a perpetual U.S. election campaign trail will come to an end on Tuesday, and America will have a new president. In the far reaches of the southern hemisphere hovers Australia, poised […]

The Census: A Threat to Online Surveys?

October 11, 2016 0

The recent compulsory online census in Australia stirred a considerable amount of controversy, and for seemingly good reason. Ahead of census day concern was raised by many Australian residents at being told they must share […]

Listening to even the softest of voices

April 26, 2016 0

Researchers need to take a look at practices that hinder participation by people with disabilities in any kind of research – not just research on ‘disability issues’, writes Fiona Collis.  As a mother of a […]

National Centre for Longitudinal Data

April 15, 2016 0

A groundswell of open public data is building that will shape the lives of generations of Australians. Our society is in constant change. Technical innovation, demographic changes and geographic changes are all having a marked […]