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Accountable Authority and organisational structure
The ABS is led by the Australian Statistician – a statutory office established by the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975. Mr David W. Kalisch was the Australian Statistician and Accountable Authority throughout 2018-19. Mr Kalisch was first appointed to the position on 11 December 2014.
The ABS is supported by a dynamic and responsive organisational structure, comprising statistical, corporate and data services that enable the agency to deliver its role and functions.
Figure 2.1: ABS Organisational Chart