2900.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Understanding the Census and Census Data, Australia , 2016  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/08/2017  First Issue
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13/06/2018 - The person variable Homelessness Operational Groups (OPGP) data summary sheet has been created.

08/06/2018 - Understanding Migrant Statistics page has now been added to the Census conceptual information chapter. An update has been made to Grandparent Families and Temporarily Absent People which improves the quality of the diagrams.

02/05/2018 - Census Concepts documents have been added into the Conceptual information section of the publication. Additional usage notes have been added to the Age (AGEP) and Marriage (MSTP) data quality statements.

27/03/2018 - New data statements for Distance to Work and the National Indigenous Reform Agreements (NIRA) indicators have been included. Links were updated within Understanding Census data quality, Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) and Industry (INDP) data quality statements.

20/02/2018 - The data quality statement for Industry of Employment (INDP) has been updated to add more detail about the changes made for this variable in the 2016 Census of Population and Housing.

17/11/2017 - The data quality statement for Supported Accommodation Flag (SAFD) has been updated for clarification that the the flag is not updated by ABS processing staff. This task is undertaken by a small team of ongoing staff members dedicated to quality assurance of homeless data, during the processing period. The match rate is undergoing a final review and will be subsequently updated.

08/11/2017 - Understanding the data section. Various minor formatting and grammatical errors have been corrected for data quality statements.

23/10/2017 - Data quality statements for second release data items has been made available. A new release titled "The 2016 Census and the Labour Force Survey" has been made available as a new page in the publication under "Conceptual information", and is also available to download in pdf format in the Downloads tab.

18/08/2017 - In 2011, the allocation of 2006 data was based on a population concordance; in 2016, this allocation was based on an area concordance. A text change was required after the re release to be consistent with the new methodology implemented.

08/08/2017 - A new release titled "Understanding ancestry in the Norfolk Island population" has been made available as a new page in the publication under "Conceptual information", and is also available to download in pdf format in the Downloads tab.