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Making sure homelessness is counted on Census night


Q Shelter


Jodie Cowie

The Census is fast approaching with only 12 days until census night – 10th August 2021.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has been busily engaging with services through the Brisbane region, including the Care Coordination Group stakeholders and Q Shelter, to ensure people experiencing homelessness are accurately counted on Census night.

There is a range of supporting documents that the ABS has created for the sector to know how to support people to complete their Census form when they are experiencing homelessness.

Below is an overview;

Homelessness sector advice to clients sheet FINAL.pdf

Reach out to your Regional Care Coordination Facilitator if you require more of the fact sheets or to link you with the ABS directly.