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The Australian National Maritime Museum is a statutory authority established by the Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990 and responsible to the Minister for Communications and the Arts. During this period, the museum reported to Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, who was Minister for Communications and the Arts from 21 September 2015 to 29 May 2019, and the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, who has been Minister for Communications, Cyber Security and the Arts since 29 May 2019.
This annual report is a report of operations for the first financial year of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Corporate Plan 2018–2022. It has been made in accordance with a resolution of the councillors of the Australian National Maritime Museum, those councillors being responsible under Section 9 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) for the preparation and content of the report. The report was prepared in accordance with the relevant statutory and government requirements.
Certain categories of information do not appear in full but are available to Members of Parliament and Senators on request.
Kevin Sumption PSM
Director and CEO