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Letter of Transmittal

The Hon Scott Morrison MP
Prime Minister
Parliament House

Dear Prime Minister

I am pleased to present the Annual Report of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for the year ended 30 June 2018. The report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999, which require that you table the report in Parliament.

The annual performance statement in Part 2 of this report is prepared in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(a) of the PGPA Act and accurately presents the Department’s performance for the 2017–18 financial year in accordance with subsection 39(2) of the PGPA Act.

The report includes the Department’s audited financial statements prepared in accordance with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Financial Reporting) Rule 2015.

I certify that I am satisfied that the Department has in place appropriate fraud control mechanisms that meet our needs and comply with the PGPA Act, PGPA Rule and associated framework applying in 2017–18.

Yours sincerely

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM
3 September 2017

Cc Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs

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