The first data from the 2016 Census will be released on 11 April 2017 – two months earlier than any previous Census.

For more information, go to abs.gov.au/census
The first data from the 2016 Census will be released on 11
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Thanks, Australia!

The formal collection period for the 2016 Census is complete.

The online form is now closed. Paper forms are still available and will continue to be accepted by the secure Data Capture Centre as they make their way back via return mail.

For assistance, please complete our online inquiry form or call the Census Inquiry Service between 8am and 8pm daily on 1300 214 531....
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Thanks Australia The formal collection period for the 2016 Census is complete
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Victor Jung
Inez Northover
Around 95 per cent of households have completed the Census. Keep them coming, Australia!

We’re wrapping up the formal collection period for the 2016 Census tomorrow, so if you haven’t yet, please complete your Census now.
Around 95 per cent of households have completed the Census Keep them coming Australia
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Jacinta Chabros
Almost all decisions made by governments, businesses and local community groups, including the need for services such as childcare, schools, retirement homes and health services, depend on knowing how many people of different age groups are located in each part of Australia.
Almost all decisions made by governments businesses and local community groups including
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Ruth Deery
Amy Hendy
Information on how many people are working or looking for work tells us a lot about what is happening in Australian society and the economy. Answers to these questions will help produce a picture of employment and unemployment at a local level and among particular population groups. Information about the type of work that people do can be used to plan education, training and other services.
Information on how many people are working or looking for work tells
Stephanie Manley
Nikki Pascoe
Lauren Burley
For more than 100 years, the Census has provided a snapshot of Australia, showing how our nation has changed over time and allowing us to plan for the future. It aims to collect accurate data on the key characteristics of the people in Australia on Census night, and the dwellings in which they live.
For more than 100 years the Census has provided a snapshot of
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Kulwadee Chaitongdee
Keith Baldwin
Over the past two centuries, people have come from all parts of the world to live in Australia. An understanding of the origins of all the people who call Australia home, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations, plays an important role in developing policies and services that reflect the needs of our diverse society.
Over the past two centuries people have come from all parts of
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Cady Hadley
Anne-Marie Pijanka
Just another day at the office for our Western Australia Census Remote Area Mobile Team...
Just another day at the office for our Western Australia Census Remote Area Mobile Team
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Nicola Rutter
Hoang Tran
If you haven’t completed the Census, there’s still time. Look out for your Census Field Officer or reminder letter arriving shortly.
If you havent completed the Census theres still time Look out for
Philip Manson
Suzette Van Wyk
Maree Watkins
Thanks to everyone who has completed the Census. If you haven’t completed yours yet, there’s still time. Look out for your Census Field Officer or reminder letter arriving shortly.
Thanks to everyone who has completed the Census If you havent completed
Kerry Bateman
Nadine van Riet
Renee Montemayor
There's still time to complete your Census. Please complete it online or in paper form now. You will not be fined for completing the Census after Census night.

If you have your Census letter and would like to order a paper form, please call our automated paper form request service on 1300 820 275. It’s open 24 hours.

If you haven’t received your household’s Census materials, a Field...
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Theres still time to complete your Census Please complete it online or
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We continue to work with Australian Signals Directorate and our providers to get our secure online Census form back up as soon as possible.

A further update will be provided tomorrow.

We'd like to again apologise that the online form is still not available, and reassure the Australian public that their privacy is our highest priority.

2016 Census online form update

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Shirine Diab
Wie Smann
We have published an update on our website. Still working to restore the service. More updates soon.

2016 Census online form update

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Ruth Deery
Brenda Jones
Rhiannon Parr
Meet Milton. He’s one of 24 million Australians that make us, us. #MyCensus
Meet Milton He’s one of 24 million Australians that make us us MyCensus
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Pene Daniel
Dale Roberts
Kat G Williams
Excited for the Census in Cooladdi. It's people like the Seymour-Smiths that make us, us. Share your #MyCensus moment at
Excited for the Census in Cooladdi Its people like the SeymourSmiths that
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Katy Grainger-Campbell
Nick Majcen
Suz Freeman
If you identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, you should mark ‘yes’ for that question. If you identify as both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin, you should mark ‘yes’ for both boxes.
If you identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person you
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Tanya Collard
Emma Windolf
Meet the Seymour-Smiths. They're just one family that make us, us. #MyCensus
Meet the SeymourSmiths They're just one family that make us us MyCensus
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Emil Doust
Lyndal Dyt
Karen Ellis
Sue Smith
Nicole Abreu
Jen Atkins
Dylan Salafia
Shannon Roberts
Regina Warren
Hugh sure has grown since making the count in the 2011 Census! Hugh loves building with Lego, playing outside and drawing. With passions like these, he may have a career in landscaping, along with Australia’s 2,867 Landscape Gardeners.
Hugh sure has grown since making the count in the 2011 Census
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Claire Newman
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