1005.0 - ABS Corporate Plan, 2019-20  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/08/2019   
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Key Activities

  • Signature activities under this objective are:
    • Exploring options with Geoscience Australia to use satellite data to inform land accounts
    • Explore telematics data for insights in the use of vehicles and the road transport network
    • Developing data to support Department of Education to implement schools funding model
    • Continued production of a cross-sectional Employer-Employee Database
  • Data Integration Partnership for Australia initiative:
    • Multi-Agency Data Integration Project (MADIP)
    • Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment (BLADE)
  • Signature research hub projects which are innovative and will lead to the creation of new statistics include:
    • Non-market health care and education outputs for economic and productivity measurement
    • New annual and quarterly Labour Account
    • Potential impacts from globalisation and the digital economy on economic statistics
    • Outcomes for job seekers who have left employment services programs in remote Australia
    • Effects of drought on Australian farms
    • Migration's impact on Australian society
    • The ABS works with stakeholders to build data capability and understanding about key emerging issues for Australia

    Performance MeasuresMethodTarget

    New statistics created
    = number of enduring integrated statistical assets and new statistics created through integration and analysis

    Measure frequency: biannual

    Review of delivery status of signature research projects to produce new statistics to support policy

    Delivery of signature research hub projects

    Stakeholder impact
    = new statistics or methods are used by customers to inform high priority areas or new policy directions

    Measure frequency: biannual

    Case studies of new statistics or methods used in informing high priorities or new policy directions, and the outcomes achieved as a result

    Not Applicable

    Current Capability
    • Innovative culture
    • Accessible release practices
    • Collaboration
    Capability Required
    • Stronger statistical and data analytics skills
    • Data integration expertise
    • Enterprise-wide statistical processes

    Associated Enterprise Risk

    B. The ABS repeatedly or significantly fails to meet customer needs