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Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:02

ABS accused of destroying public trust in census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been accused of destroying public trust by converting the 2016 census from an anonymous survey into a database containing identifiable personal data.

Published in Government Tech Policy

A former head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Bill McLennan, says the ABS has no authority to demand that people supply their names in the forthcoming census to be conducted in August.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 21:09

McClelland under fire over arson database

A national database of suspected arsonists launched this week by Attorney-General Robert McClelland was heavy-handed and had been created without the most basic consultation with civil liberties groups, the nation's peak privacy lobby claims.

Published in Government Tech Policy



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