Australian census 2016: complaints as people asked to fill out forms again

Bureau of Statistics says it is inevitable a small number of wrong reminders will be sent out in an operation of this size

Some of the people who completed the 2016 census have been asked to resubmit the form and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is unable to explain the error but says it is “inevitable” a small number of mistakes will happen.

Several people have complained, including some who had digital receipts from the online submission. Some have refused to resubmit the form, amid the widespread confusion.

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