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1304.5 - Stats Talk WA (Newsletter), Dec 2005  
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Informing a Nation - 100 Years of the Australian Bureau of Statistics

As part of the Centenary the ABS released Informing a Nation. At the official launch the Australian Statistician Dennis Trewin told the gathering that the book had given him a fuller appreciation of the powerful role the ABS played in Australian society. “Our work is very important and we should feel proud to play such an important role,” he said.

“It is clear from reading the book that the basic role of the ABS has not changed much over 100 years, nor have its core values of integrity, equality of access, professionalism and respect for the confidentiality of information provided to us.”

Professor Sandra Harding, Chairperson of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council said that she had the ‘great pleasure’ of reading an early copy of the book. “Although I have always been a fan of the ABS, my reading has been rewarded with many, many surprises.”


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