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Annual report of the Merit Protection Commissioner

In this report

Letter of transmittal


The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
Prime Minister
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Dear Prime Minister

I am pleased to present the Merit Protection Commissioner’s report for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. As required by section 51 of the Public Service Act 1999, my report is included in the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s annual report.

This report is prepared in accordance with Resource Management Guide No. 135 Annual reports for non-corporate Commonwealth entities approved on behalf of the parliament by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit in May 2017.

In presenting this report, I also thank the staff of the Australian Public Service Commission for the service they have provided during the time I have held this office. I have appreciated their assistance in what has been another productive year.

Yours sincerely

Annwyn Godwin

Merit Protection Commissioner
22 September 2017

Last reviewed: 
14 May 2018