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Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF) and TableBuilder: Application Process for CURF

Confidentialised Unit Record Files (CURFs) from key Australian Bureau of Statistics surveys. Included also is the ABS TableBuilder online tool for creating your own tables of Census data.

How to apply for CURF microdata

How to apply

Step 1: User Registration

Step 2: Contact Officer

  • Western Sydney University Contact Officer verifies that member is affiliated with the institution.
  • The institution Contact Officer endorses the application in MiCRO and submits it to the ABS.

Step 3: ABS response

  • The ABS approves or rejects the microdata application. See CURF User – Tool Kit for more information about applying for CURFs.
  • The ABS supplies RADL access and/or advises the institution Contact officer to provide CD-ROM to approved applicant.
  • The ABS reviews access annually.

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