2013-14 Annual Report - Letter of Transmittal

2013-14 Annual Report: Letter of Transmittal

26 September 2014

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash
Assistant Minister for Health
The Senate
Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600

Dear Assistant 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 2013 to 30 June 2014.

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 2013–14 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 29 May 2014.

Yours faithfully
Carl-Magnus Larsson
CEO of ARPANSA