Day: August 20, 2016

Why did Australia choose to limit parenting roles in their survey to mother and father instead of gender neutral options?

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Posted in categories: Australia Inertia. Census questions are a slow moving beast, and getting them updated is extremely difficult. The question on volunteerism in this year’s census was a request from Peter Costello, three censuses ago. The Australian Bureau of Statistics could not afford to spend the money to get rid of it. There is plenty of cowboy […]