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It's August 9 so get online or complete a paper form

9 August 2016

Tonight is Census night. It’s our moment to pause, and play a role in shaping the future of Australia.

Census night is a time for everyone in Australia to give vital information that will help estimate our population, distribute government funds and plan for services for the community.

If you can’t fill in your Census form tonight or if you haven’t received your Census materials – that’s ok. It can be completed in the coming days. You still have plenty of time and you won’t be fined for being late.

If you require materials contact the Census Inquiry Service on 1300 214 531 or via our online contact form. To avoid expected long phone queues, please call after August 10.

Go green for Census night

Keep a look out for one of the 20 icons lighting up green around the country in celebration of Census night. Get a photo and share it via your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #MyCensus.

New South Wales
  • Sydney Opera House 8-9th

  • Melbourne Arts Centre 9th
  • Melbourne Star 9th
  • AAMI Park 9th
  • 120 and 101 Collins Street, Melbourne 9th

South Australia
  • Adelaide Oval 9th
  • Adelaide Casino 9th
  • Riverbank Bridge, Adelaide 9-11th

Australian Capital Territory
  • Telstra Tower 9th
  • The Royal Australian Mint 9th

Western Australia
  • The Bell Tower, Perth 8-9th
  • Elizabeth Quay pedestrian bridge and grass area, Perth 8-9th
  • Perth City Council House 8-9th

  • City Hall and King George Square, Brisbane 9th
  • Cairns City Library 5-10th
  • Civic Precinct Fountain, Mackay 3-10th
  • Victoria Bridge, Toowoomba 9th

Northern Territory
  • Darwin Convention Centre 9th

  • Franklin Square Fountain, Hobart 9th


It's August 9 so get online or complete a paper form

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