Letter of Transmittal

Letter of transmittal

Kerri Hartland
Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Minister for Employment
Parliament House
Canberra  ACT  2600

Dear Minister

In accordance with section 63 of the Public Service Act 1999, I am pleased to present the Department of Employment’s annual report for 2016–17 for tabling in parliament. I present this report in my capacity as accountable authority at the time the report was approved for printing. Secretary Renée Leon PSM was the accountable authority for the Department of Employment for the reporting period.

The report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and reflects the requirements, including financial obligations, under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014.

The report also includes information as required under other applicable legislation including the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

As required by section 10 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014, I certify that the Department has:

  • prepared fraud risk assessments and a fraud control plan
  • established appropriate fraud prevention, detection, investigation and reporting mechanisms that meet the specific needs of the Department
  • taken all reasonable measures to appropriately deal with fraud relating to the Department

Yours sincerely
Kerri Hartland

29 September 2017
GPO Box 9880, Canberra ACT 2601 | Phone 13 33 97 | www.employment.gov.au | ABN 542 012 184 74