Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate this page
ABS Home
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
Roles & Responsibilities

The following information describes the roles and responsibilities of the Delegate and Contact Officer.


An organisation's Delegate:

  • is usually at a more senior level than the Contact Officer
  • will act as another point of contact for their organisation when the ABS can't get in touch with a Contact Officer(s)
  • can request that a Contact Officer be added or removed from the organisation.

Contact Officer

An organisation's Contact Officer is responsible for:
  • acting as the point of contact for the ABS when arranging ABS subscriptions
  • arranging payment to the ABS for data series subscriptions by the organisation
  • removing users who are no longer with their organisation or notifying the ABS to remove them
  • maintaining their organisation's contact details in the Registration Centre
  • assisting the ABS when there has been a breach by a member of their organisation.

It is recommended that organisations have multiple Contact Officers.

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2016

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.