Recorded live by LGBTIQ+ Health Australia on Monday 2 August 2021, the below webinar features information about the 2021 census and the 2020 ABS Standards.
Two guest speakers from the ABS discuss the importance of the census, and how the 2020 ABS Standards can be used to improve data collection for LGBTIQ+ communities. This webinar also includes information on action that you can take to influence change for the 2026 census.
Caroline Deans, (she/her), ABS Director of Census Content Review, will explain what the 2021 census will collect and what will happen to the information you provide.
Caroline is the ABS Director responsible for releasing data from the 2021 Census. She led the consultation, assessment and recommendation process for adding topics to the Census and worked closely with stakeholders including LGBTIQ+ Health Australia.
Nicole Capper (she/her), Household Characteristics & Social Reporting | Indigenous and Social Information Branch | Australian Bureau of Statistics