On 15th March, 1974 the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics was changed to Australian Bureau of Statistics. Publications are entered under the name used at the time of publication.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics was formed in March 1974. The Bureau is located in Belconnen, in the Australia Capital Territory. From the Website of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (18/12/00): 'We assist and encourage informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community, by providing a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service.'