1008.0 - ABS Surveys Charter, 2010  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/03/2010  First Issue
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Who we are

The ABS is Australia's official statistical agency. Our functions and responsibilities are set out in the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975 and the Census and Statistics Act 1905. Our Annual Report to Parliament provides information on our activities and achievements. The ABS is an agency under the Treasury portfolio.

Our mission

We assist and encourage informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community, by leading a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service.