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This instrument provides for the acting arrangements for the Australian Statistician.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 18 Dec 2020

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Australian Bureau of Statistics (Acting Statistician) Appointment 2020

 

I, the Honourable Michael Sukkar MP, Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer, under section 15 of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975:

(a)    revoke the appointment made on 21 November 2018 of Teresa Dickinson, Luise McCulloch and Jenet Connell as acting Statistician; and

(b)   appoint to act as Statistician, during a vacancy in the office of the Statistician, and during any period when the Statistician is absent from duty or from Australia or is, for any other reason, unable to perform the duties of that office, as follows:

(i)                 Jenet Connell, Teresa Dickinson and Helen Wilson are to act alternately in the office of Statistician;

 

(ii)             Jenet Connell is to act in the office during the first period of that kind commencing on or after the date of this instrument;

 

(iii)           during each subsequent period of that kind, the alternate appointee will act in the office, if that appointee is available to do so;

 

(iv)           if the appointee who, under paragraph (i) or (ii) above, would act in the office during a period of that kind is unavailable to do so, the next alternate appointee is to act in the office during that period; 

 

(v)             if any of the appointees is acting in the office and that appointee becomes unable to continue to act during the relevant period, the next alternate appointee is to act in the office during the remainder of that period; and

 

(vi)           if any of the appointees is acting in the office for a period in which it is vacant, the next alternate appointee is to act in the office at the end of three months after the first‑mentioned appointee began to act in the office.

 

 

Dated:              15 December 2020                 

 

 

 

Honourable Michael Sukkar MP

Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer