Ms Jacky Hodges
5 August 2010 09:08:20
Jacky Hodges began her career as a Graduate with the ABS in 1997. She has worked across a number of areas including economic, population and industry statistics, and client services areas. Prior to her current role she has been the Director of three branches: 2011 Census Management Unit for NSW and ACT; Client Services and Economic Statistics Data Centre.
Jacky has an Applied Science degree (University of NSW) and post graduate qualifications in Statistics (Victoria University).
As Regional Director, NSW Jacky leads the office in delivering high quality statistics which aim to deliver the best set of official statistics for the State - through the ABS's extensive set of national outputs and complimented by relevant local products and services produced in collaboration with other agencies. Jacky is also responsible for developing the capabilities of regional office staff and NSW statisticians. She also represents the ABS on a number of statistical coordination and advisory forums with NSW and Australian Government agencies in NSW.
The New South Wales Office includes approximately 400 employees and interviewers and also includes a range of responsibilities beyond our statistical coordination role with the NSW Government. The Office conducts annual and quarterly economy wide business surveys; operates the National Information Referral Service; conducts NSW and ACT household surveys; includes a national data processing centre for economic statistics; has methodological, technological and general office support functions and is preparing for the 2011 Census of Population and Housing.