In 2011, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) replaced the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) with the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) as the framework used to disseminate statistics.
The ASGS has subsequently been incorporated into the 2012 Next Step survey data and an additional nineteen regional reports have been produced. These reports are based on ASGS Statistical Area Level 4 boundaries. 104K
In 2013, regional reporting for the Next Step survey will be based on these ASGS regions.