The 23rd Australian Statistical Conference which is to be held in conjunction with the 14th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM) and the 9th Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics (OZCOTS) will provide unique insight into statistics, data mining and statistics teaching. The major focus of the conference will be Big Data: Mining, Analysing and Teaching. It aims to bring together the statistical approaches to data analysis with the techniques of data mining and their use in teaching statistics. Application to Big Data will be of particular interest.