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Latest news: Census

Surging homelessness rates spark calls for more action

Climbing homelessness rates have prompted calls for more action to solve Australia's housing crisis as crossbenchers continue to negotiate with the federal government on its signature housing policy.

ACT population passes 450,000 residents

Data released from the 2021 Census has revealed the number of people residing in the ACT has grown by 14.4 per cent since the previous census five years earlier, making it the highest growth rate of all the states and territories in Australia.

ACT comes to our Census with highest participation rate

One in five (21%) ACT households are yet to complete their Census and may be subject to fines if they ignore the overdue notices being sent out this week.

Millions of Australians fill out census early

More than 2.4 million Australians have completed the census ahead of the official night in a move the government hopes will help stop another major crash.

You’ve got mail! For 2021 Census

You may remember the Census website crash of 2016, caused by overwhelming demand on the night and perhaps malicious hackers, with #censusfail trending on Twitter. Certainly, the Australian Bureau of Statistics remembers,...