Dennis Trewin, Australian Statistician, was head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics from July 2000 until January 2007. Prior to that he was Deputy Australian Statistician and, from 1992 to 1995, Deputy Government Statistician in New Zealand. He is now working as a statistical consultant and has recently completed an assignment at the United Nations Statistics Division.
He holds other senior appointments in Australia such as an Australian Electoral Commissioner and an Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University. Internationally, he has been President of the International Statistical Institute having previously been Vice-President and President of the International Association of Survey Statisticians. He is a past Editor of the International Statistical Review. He was also a past President of the Statistical Society of Australia. He is Chairman of the Global Executive Board of the World Bank's International Comparison Program. He was awarded a Centenary Medal for his contribution to statistics in Australia and won the Society category in the Smart Australians Award for his leadership on the development of Measures of Australia's Progress.
Papers, reports and publications
- The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples 2005, Dennis Trewin Australian Statistician and Richard Madden Director of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
- 100 Years of Official Statistics: With special reference to the contribution of Sir Roland Wilson, Dennis Trewin, June 2005, Australian National University
- Measuring Community Strength, Dennis Trewin Address to the Communities in Control Conference, Melbourne, 7th June 2005
- Measuring Australia's Progress, DennisTrewin, 2002, ABS
Prog Blog posts
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