2008.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Nature and Content, Australia, 2016  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/04/2016   
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Removal of the 17 October 2017 in favour of month and year only. Change completed on the fourth paragraph within Topic release schedule.

Replacement content has been added to the topics release schedule for 2016 Census data. The page now confirms the main data release of 27 June 2017, and lists have been updated of when data for every Census topic will be released.

Updated 2016 Census topic release schedule outlining the release dates of 2016 Census data.

A spreadsheet containing a list of topics included in the Census from 1911 to 2016, and the changes to these, has been added.

'Legal authority, confidentiality and privacy' - This section has been amended to include information about the retention of names and addresses collected on Census forms. Information about measures to maintain confidentiality of personal information is also included.
'Census Time Capsule' - An amendment has been made to this chapter to remove reference to microfilm, due to planned technological changes.