Web based surveys for employees and students of ACSPRI member organisations

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Having never used CANVASS survey software before, I was impressed with the user friendly format. However, I was even more impressed by the outstanding, prompt and personalised email support for queries we had whilst building and refining our tool. Highly recommend the service we received using this research tool!


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Hosted and Supported in Australia
No monthly fee / no subscription
Questionnaire Structure              
Number of questions only limited by database restrictions (approx 1000 questions)
Unlimited responses
Answer piping
Page branching
Skip logic
Look & Feel              
Built in Templates
Complete Custom Editing & Branding
No post survey marketing (custom redirect)
Graphical reports
Result Filtering
Data export to CSV, PDF, SPSS, R, Stata and Excel
Survey Structure exportable

Fully featured

  • Unlimited responses
  • Unlimited questions
  • Quickly and easily produce quality questionnaires and generate graphical reports
  • Send bulk email invitations
  • All access over HTTPS/SSL

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No fee (ACSPRI organisational membership required)

  • Free with no obligation
  • Your organisation must retain ACSPRI membership

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Supported by ACSPRI

  • Hosted and supported in Australia
  • Email support included
  • Survey design and customisation services available

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Quality questionnaires


Graphical results

Unlimited responses
No restrictions or extra payments required to have unlimited participants in your survey
Unlimited questions
No limits on the size or number of questions in your questionnaire
Email invitations
Load your email addresses from a spreadsheet, then send customised inviations to your list
Secure transmission
All survey setup and participant responses conducted over HTTPS (SSL)
Customise the look and feel of your questionnaire using a template editor
Skip logic
Create simple questionnaires, or include complex skip logic using a graphical condition editor
Questions, responses or question groups can be randomised
Multi-lingual surveys
Create your questionnaire in multiple languages with an easy to use translation interface
Anonymous surveys
Allow for conducting sensitive research by not linking your respondent list with the survey responses
Data export
Export your data to CSV, PDF, SPSS, R, STATA, Excel
Move survey modes
Using ACSPRI's queX Suite software - create a paper based or telephone questionnaire from your web survey
No lock in
Export your entire questionnaire and data at any time
Open source
This service is powered by Limesurvey - an open source survey system of which ACSPRI contributes to development

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This service is only available to employees and students of ACSPRI member organisations.

Set up, test and run your web based survey for free (since July 2023). Just create an account on the ACSPRI website, and make sure to select which institution you belong to.

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CANVASS is hosted in Australia and supported by ACSPRI.

Email support is available by contacting or visiting the support website.

We have survey design and survey software experts available at great rates for staff and students of ACSPRI member organisations. Email us directly at

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