Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Minister for Employment
Minister for Women
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
PO Box 6100, Senate
CANBERRA ACT 2600
It is my pleasure to present to you the annual report of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency for the 2016–17 year.
The report has been prepared in accordance with section 70 of the Public Service Act 1999 and section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, which requires the agency to submit a report to the Minister on its operations for the year ending 30 June 2017. The report must be given to the responsible Minister by the 15th day of the fourth month after the end of the reporting period for the entity.
The report contains the financial statements for the year ending 30 June 2017. These statements were prepared in accordance with the Finance Minister’s orders and as required by section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. The financial statements also accord with applicable accounting standards.
I certify that the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has a fraud control plan in place which complies with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines.
Chief Executive Officer (acting)
25 September 2017