Hon Ben Morton MP
Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Cc: Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
Minister for Finance
Dear Assistant Minister Morton
I have pleasure in presenting the Annual Report of the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) for the
year ending 30 June 2021.
The report has been prepared for the purposes of:
(i) section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013; and
(ii) section 17 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.
As required by section 10 and paragraph 17AG(2)(b) of the Public Governance, Performance and
Accountability Rule 2014, I also certify that the AEC:
- has prepared fraud risk assessments and a fraud control plan;
- has in place appropriate mechanisms for preventing, detecting incidents of, investigating or otherwise dealing with, and recording or reporting fraud; and
- has taken all reasonable measures to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the AEC.
28 September 2021
10 Mort Street, Canberra, ACT, 2620
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