The Hon Paul Fletcher MP
Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts
Canberra ACT 2600
On behalf of the Board of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), it gives me great pleasure to submit to you, for presentation to each House of Parliament, the Annual Report for the NFSA covering the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.
The Board, as the accountable authority of the NFSA, is responsible for preparing an annual report on the NFSA’s activities under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act). I therefore present this Annual Report in accordance with the PGPA Act and section 41 of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008, and with regard to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014.
The NFSA’s performance statements are prepared for the purpose of paragraph 39(1)(a) of the PGPA Act. In the opinion of the NFSA Board, the performance statements accurately represent the NFSA’s performance in the reporting period and comply with subsection 39(2) of the PGPA Act.
In accordance with a resolution of the NFSA Board passed on 15 September 2020 we accept this report as being a fair and accurate representation of the organisation’s performance during the 2019–20 financial year.
Gabrielle Trainor AO
Chair, NFSA Board
12 October 2020