Australian Statistics Advisory Council


Established under the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act (1975), the Council provides independent advice to the Statistician and our Minister, regarding current and longer term statistical priorities and other relevant matters.

The Council is chaired by Professor Gary Banks AO, and typically meets three times per year.

Meeting: 18 November 2020

The most recent Council meeting was held virtually on 18 November 2020. Topics discussed included the APS Data Profession initiative, the ABS forward work program, and the 2021 Census.

The next ASAC meeting will be held in Canberra in March 2021.