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Director's statement

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, Cyber Safety and the Arts. During this period, the responsible Minister was the Hon Paul Fletcher MP.

This annual report is a report of operations for the first financial year of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Corporate Plan 2019–2023. 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