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Transmission letter

The Hon Ben Morton MP
Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Dear Assistant Minister

I am pleased to present the Merit Protection Commissioner Annual Report for the reporting period ending 30 June 2020. As required by section 51 of the Public Service Act 1999, my report deals with the activities of the Office of the Merit Protection Commissioner and is included in the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Annual Report.

In preparing this report I have taken into account those requirements relevant to my role as a statutory office holder contained in Annual Reports for Non-corporate Commonwealth Entities: the Resource Management Guide No. 135, issued by the Department of Finance in May 2020.

Yours sincerely

Linda Waugh
Merit Protection Commissioner
15 October 2020