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Department of the Environment and Heritage Annual Report 2003-04

Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2004
ISSN 1441 9335

Letter of Transmittal

Senator the Hon Dr Ian Campbell
Minister for the Environment and Heritage
Parliament House

Dear Minister

I present the annual report of the Department of the Environment and Heritage for the financial year ended 30 June 2004 prepared in accordance with subsection 63(2) of the Public Service Act 1999. Subsection 63(1) of that Act requires me to give you the report for presentation to the Parliament. A copy of this annual report must be laid before each House of the Parliament on or before 31 October 2004.

In addition, the annual report must be tabled in each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days after the day on which you receive it because it contains other annual reports about Acts the Department administers. Specifically, it includes annual reports that meet the requirements of:

I am pleased to include in this annual report the Department's first Triple Bottom Line report about performance against selected environmental, social and economic indicators.

Yours sincerely,


David Borthwick
6th October 2004

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