After being taken down on Tuesday night at 7:55pm due to an alleged series of DDoS attempts resulting in the voluntary shutdown of the site, the Census website is back up again.
Clicking through to the Census site, you can see it is now up and running.
The Census website is now available. Thanks for your patience. We apologise for the inconvenience. https://t.co/j03F1bkPGl
— Census Australia (@ABSCensus) August 11, 2016
The message on the Census website repeats the message, stating “The Census website is now available. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank everyone for their patience”.
For more details on how it came down and what the fallout has been, check out our developing story here.
An interesting detail that our Editor Cam noticed also:
— Campbell Simpson (@csimps0n) August 11, 2016