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The Australian Statistics Advisory Council (ASAC) advises the Minister and the Australian Statistician on the improvement, extension and co-ordination of statistical services provided for public purposes in Australia, and also on the priorities and programs of work that should be adopted in relation to major aspects of the provision of those statistical services. The Treasurer and Australian Statistician may refer matters to the Council. Council comprises Chair, Australian Statistician and 10-22 other members, all appointed by the Treasurer.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    22

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    22 February 1977

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Gary Banks AO 28 February 2017 27 February 2022
Other Dr David Gruen 11 December 2019 10 December 2024
Member Ms. Amy Auster 23 March 2017 22 March 2020
Member Prof. Abigail Payne 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Stephen Walters 19 August 2019 18 August 2022
Member Mr. Adam Boyton 4 April 2019 3 April 2022
Member Ms. Meghan Quinn PSM 4 April 2019 3 April 2022
Member Prof. Deborah Cobb-Clark 4 April 2019 3 April 2022
Member Mr. David Byers 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Mr. Stuart Hocking 19 August 2019 18 August 2022
Member Prof. Lisa Jackson Pulver AM 30 April 2018 29 April 2021
Member Dr. Luci Ellis 4 April 2019 3 April 2022
Member Mr. Alistair Jones 31 October 2018 30 October 2021
Member Mr. David Braines-Mead 3 July 2018 2 July 2021
Member Mr. Stephen Miners 5 June 2018 4 June 2023
Member Mr. Antony Skinner 19 December 2016 18 December 2019
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