1001.0 - Australian Bureau of Statistics - Annual Report, 2018-19  
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Transmittal letter

The Hon. Michael Sukkar MP
Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer

Dear Minister,

I am pleased to present the annual report for the Australian Bureau of Statistics for the year ended 30 June 2019.

This report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
(the PGPA Act). Section 46 of the PGPA Act requires that an annual report be given to the entity's responsible Minister for presentation
to the Parliament.

The report has been prepared in accordance with the PGPA Rule and includes the ABS' audited financial statements in accordance
with subsection 43(4) of the PGPA Act as well as the ABS' annual performance statement in accordance with subsection 39(1) of the

In addition, and as required by Section 10 of the PGPA Act, I certify that the ABS has:

    • prepared fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans
    • in place appropriate fraud prevention, detection, investigation and reporting mechanisms that meet the needs of the ABS
    • taken all responsible measures to appropriately deal with fraud relating to the ABS.

Yours sincerely

David W. Kalisch
19 September 2019