2021 Census data release launch

Tuesday 28 June 2022, 10am AEST

Find out what 2021 Census of Population and Housing data reveals about where we live, our ancestry and what languages we speak. 

The data release launch will be hosted at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra and live streamed on Tuesday 28 June at 10:00am AEST. 

For the first time, the Census will also provide information about long term health conditions and service in the Australian Defence Force.

Presenters include:

  • Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury
  • Professor Sandra Harding AO, Emeritus Professor, James Cook University. Chair of the 2021 Census Statistical Independent Assurance Panel and former Chair of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council (2001-2006)
  • Dr David Gruen AO, Australian Statistician
  • Teresa Dickinson PSM, Deputy Australian Statistician and Senior Responsible Officer for the 2021 Census.

An audience question and answer session will follow from 10:30am AEST. Please add you questions via PollEv.com/2021censusdrl.

If you are unable to tune in on the day, the launch will be recorded and available on the ABS website and the ABS YouTube channel after the event.


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