Paul Jelfs, General Manager, Population & Social Statistics Division

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Dr Paul Jelfs is the General Manager of the Population and Social Statistics Division of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Paul has extensive experience in Commonwealth and State Government agencies in both information management and service delivery.

In the public health field Paul has extensive experience in the development of health and social information in the areas of cancer and cancer screening, epidemiological studies of Korean and Vietnam War veterans.

Paul has driven large information initiatives such as the Australian Health Survey, National and State based Cancer information systems, national disability and mortality data collections and brings a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and welfare information. Paul is also a Reconciliation Champion for the ABS.