2012-13 Annual Report: Letter of Transmittal


8 October 2013


The Hon Peter Dutton MP
Minister for Health
House of Representatives
Parliament House

Dear Minister

In accordance with section 59 of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (the ARPANS Act), I present to you for transmittal to the Parliament the Annual Report of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) for the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013.

As required by the ARPANS Act, my report provides details on:

  • the operations of the CEO, ARPANSA and the Council and Committees
  • any direction given by the Minister to me under section 16 of the ARPANS Act and any breach of licence conditions by a licensee, of which I am aware
  • all reports received from the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council on matters related to radiation protection and nuclear safety or the Nuclear Safety Committee on matters related to nuclear safety and the safety of controlled facilities.

The report of the independent auditor on the financial statements of ARPANSA for 2012–13 and the financial statements are included with this report which also meets the Requirements for Annual Reports issued by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and updated 24 June 2013.

Yours sincerely

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