Australian Bureau of Statistics more relevant than ever: David Kalisch

Doug Dingwall
Updated September 3 2019 - 4:56pm, first published August 27 2019 - 12:00pm

The departing chief of Australia's statistics bureau says his agency is more important than ever in a world of fake news and believes the public could use its findings more.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on

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