|Richard Madden||I AIHW|
|Rob Van der Hoek|
|Zak Rahmani, DETYA|
|Bob McCombe, ABS / DETYA / DEWRSB|
|Frank Wojtaszak, AusAID|
|Paul Nelson||I Health & AC|
|Sally Goodspeed, ABS/Health & AC|
|ndrew Webster, ABS / ATSIC|
|Andrew Edquist, ISR|
|Heather Olley, ABS / ISR|
|Geoff Neideck, ABS / FACS|
|Ian McDermid, Customs|
|David Ward||I DIMA|
|Geoff Armitage, ABARE|
|Jeff Carlton||I ABS|
Neil Batty, DFAT
Mark Allenby, Health & AC
David McGeachie, DCITA
Peter Thomson, Centrelink
Marie Flint, ABS / ATO
Peter Stanistreet, FACS
Dick Crockett, ABS
Mark Mussared, ISR
The meeting was held in the seminar room, 2nd Floor, Australian Institute of Health & Welfare, Traegar Ct, Fern Hill Park, Bruce, ACT.
Kuldeep Bhatia, Chair of the Network for 2001, opened the first meeting for 2001.
Dr Richard Madden, Director of the AIHW, spoke on the role and status of government statisticians, and the pressures on them, and also on the role of the AIHW.
Maximising the Effectiveness of Web Sites
Gary Dunnet, Director, Dissemination Support, ABS, spoke about ABS web site development plans.
Andrew Webster, ABS Outposted Officer at ATSIC, outlined his plans to develop a more useful ATSIC web site.
Judith Abercromby, AIHW, spoke about how the Institute's web site has developed from a basic site with contact details to an interactive site. Rob Van der Hoek, AIHW, demonstrated the web site's COGNOS datacube facility.
Ian McDermid reminded members that Customs would be hosting the next Network meeting, scheduled for 30 May.
The 2001 Planning Committee was introduced to the meeting.
Matters discussed included how meetings would operate during 2001, finalising the draft Terms of Reference and Information Sheet for 2001 and continuing efforts to maintain and expand membership.
More complete details of the matters discussed at the meeting are available on request from the ABS Stats Network Coordinator, Rob Martyn, phone 02 6252 5280, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This page first published 4 December 2001, last updated 5 November 2004