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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.

Picture of the ABS Organisational Chart as of 30 June 2019Figure 2.1: ABS Organisational Chart