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Media release –

2011 Census - are you in the picture?

12 February 2011 | CO/07

The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) spectacular three-dimensional art work created at Brisbane’s Queens Street Mall can now be re-lived online.

Time-lapsed vision of the chalk illustration, drawn by internationally renowned artist Jenny McCracken, is available on our YouTube channel, Census Australia.

Time-lapsed vision of the chalk design will also be available on Facebook at 2011 Census Australia, along with other topical Census videos, polls and quizzes.

Journalists, reporters, editors and producers can also follow the Census on Twitter @2011Census

Key Census dates:

  • February 2011 – Recruitment of Area Supervisors begins.
  • 2 - 4 March 2011 – Census ‘Beyond the Count’ conference.
  • Early April 2011 – Recruitment of Census Collectors begins.
  • 28 July 2011 – eCensus opens to the public.
  • 9 August 2011 – Census night.
  • 10 August – Early September 2011 – Collection of Census forms.
  • June 2012 – The first results from the 2011 Census will be released.

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