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What’s new in statistics . . . August

This month: 2021 Census of Population and Housing, vehicles in Australia, VET and younger people in residential aged care.   Read more...

In 1913 the Commonwealth quarantined Sydney for 145 days

Commonwealth quarantine legislation, from the original form of the Quarantine Act 1908 through to the current Biosecurity Act 2015, has always included provisions for the Commonwealth to declare movement restrictions, quarantines and other emergency measures.  Read more...

What’s new in statistics . . .

This month: 2018-19 Tax Statistics from the ATO, types of business in Australia, how many young people, and the average age of mothers and babies. Read more...

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Amendment (Governance and Other Measures) Bill 2021

The Bill was introduced in the House of Representatives on 16 June 2021. This FlagPost has been published in lieu of a Bills Digest. Purpose The main purpose of the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Amendment (Governance and Other Measures) Bill 2021 (the Bill) is to reverse certain governance arrangements implemented in July 2017. It proposes amendments to the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008 (the Act). The Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority (the OTA) is an independent statutory agency within the Health portfolio. It delivers a national program to improve organ and tissue donation and... Read more...

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