Why are the ABS calling this a 'postal survey' and not a plebiscite'?

Why are the ABS calling this a 'postal survey' and not a plebiscite'?

A:

This is because it is being conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) not the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). The ABS has a mandate to collect statistics, but not to conduct elections.

 

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