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  • Census outage caused by DoS attacks says ABS

    ​The Australian Bureau of Statistics has blamed Denial of Service attacks originating from overseas for the outage which hit the census website last night. But security experts have expressed their doubts.

    Written by George Nott10 Aug. 16 09:43
  • Government to tip $250M into ABS to modernise IT

    The Federal Government will invest around $250 million over five years to modernise IT infrastructure and statistical analysis processes at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

    Written by Byron Connolly07 May 15 10:33
  • Jobs up and down but slowly getting better

    Monthly jobs growth continues to bounce up and down like a super ball - but the ball is bouncing higher.

    Written by Jason Cadden and Evan Schwarten09 May 13 18:18
  • Australia's unemployment rate hits 5.6%

    Australia's unemployment rate has jumped to its highest level in more than three years and is expected to rise further, boosting the chances of further interest rate cuts.

    Written by Evan Schwarten12 April 13 10:20
  • Trade data hint at solid Dec quarter GDP

    Economic growth figures are a bit like federal budgets - you get fed bits and pieces before the big day, but even then there are usually some surprises. The budget's not until May 14, but the economic growth figures are looming.

    Written by Garry Shilson-Josling, AAP Economist27 Feb. 13 11:56
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