Transforming ABS Data Collection
Date and time - TBA
The Australian Bureau of Statistics Industry Statistics Division under the lead of John Shepherd have been working closely with Single
Touch Payroll data and similar industry data. In this session, John plans to discuss what the ABS have done with this data collection so
far, how they plan to share it with the industry and future possibilities and insights they are looking toward.
About the Speaker
General Manager, Industry Statistics Division, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Shepherd is General Manager leading the Industry Statistics Division at the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS). In that role, John has
responsibility for most of the business statistics produced by the ABS and is focused on ways to make this information timelier and more
relevant while reducing the burden of business surveys. John is committed to working with Digital Service Providers and business advisers
on the best way to do this. John previously held a number of senior roles at the ATO where he led significant digital transformation
programs including Single Touch Payroll (STP).