David Gruen and the ABS’s overhaul of its jobs data-gathering will give us current information to act on

By Bernard Keane

Tuesday April 21, 2020

CODE OF CONDUCT: Appointing Dr David Gruen as the Australian Statistician has turned out to be one of the better and most farsighted appointments this government and its predecessors have made, says Bernard Keane.

Last December, the Morrison government named Dr David Gruen as the Australian Statistician. It is turning out to be one of the better and most farsighted appointments this government and its predecessors have made.

David Gruen

Gruen was heavily tipped to lead the ABS back in 2014 but, amid rumours his appointment was nixed because Tony Abbott’s office thought he was too independent-minded, David Kalisch from the Department of Health and the Institute of Health and Welfare got the gig. Readers will best remember…

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