The objective of this audit is to assess whether the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is effectively planning the 2021 Census.
The ANAO proposes to examine whether the ABS:
- has established appropriate oversight frameworks for the census;
- is taking appropriate steps in developing IT systems for the census; and
- is effectively addressing key census risks, implementing past census recommendations and ensuring timely delivery of the 2021 Census.
Work program portfolio
This in-progress performance audit is featured in 1 annual audit work program portfolio: