Digital technologies put an abundance of data at our fingertips, but we must ensure questions of what should, and should not, be measured are answered before we use them in official statistics.
Some people with disabilities may not require government supports, meaning they wouldn’t have been counted as having a disability in the Census, write Karen Fisher and Sally Robinson.
Leaving housing empty and subsidised by government is both taxation lunacy and a national scandal, write Laurence Troy and Bill Randolph.
Despite encouraging increases in some areas, cycling to work in Sydney remains a minority activity. Much more needs to be done before it becomes widespread and the benefits are felt on a population level, write Alexis Zander and Chris Rissel.
It will take more social change and policy intervention to help women close the gap in working life as well as retirement, writes Rafal Chomik.