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The Hon Dan Tehan MP
Minister for Education
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Dear Minister

ACARA Annual Report 2019-20

On behalf of the Board of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), I am pleased to present the annual report for the financial year ended 30 June 2020, pursuant tosection 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (the PGPA Act).

As ACARA is a corporate Commonwealth entity, this document has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of section 17BE of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (the PGPA Rule). The ACARA Board is the accountable authority for ACARA under the PGPA Act and is responsible for preparing and providing the annual report to you as Minister for Education.

ACARA’s annual performance statements for 2019-20 are included in this document, in accordance with section 39 of the PGPA Act and Resource Management Guide No. 134 Annual performance statements for Commonwealth entities.

As per the requirements of Section 17BB of the PGPA Rule, this annual report was approved by resolution of the ACARA Board at its meeting of 19 August 2020, which was held by videoconference.

I acknowledge the directions set by the Education Council that guided ACARA’s work during
2019-20 and thank the ACARA Board, Executive, staff and stakeholders for their contribution throughout the 2019-20 reporting period.

Yours faithfully

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Belinda Robinson

Belinda Robinson FAICD

9 September 2020