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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL

8 October 2020

The Hon Scott Morrison MP
Prime Minister
Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600

Dear Prime Minister

I present the Annual Report of the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General for the financial year ended 30 June 2020, in accordance with Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

I certify that I am satisfied that the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General has prepared fraud risk assessments and a fraud control plan, and has in place appropriate fraud prevention, detection, investigation, reporting and data collection procedures and processes that meet its specific needs and has taken all reasonable measures to minimise the incidence of fraud in the agency and to investigate and recover the proceeds of fraud against the Office, if this were to occur.

Yours sincerely

Signature of Paul Singer

Paul Singer MVO
Official Secretary to the Governor-General