Letter to the Minister
The Hon Christopher Pyne MP
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister
for Health and Ageing
Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 2600
Dear Parliamentary Secretary
I have pleasure in submitting to you for presentation to the Parliament,
the Annual Report of the Operation of the Industrial Chemicals
(Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (the Act), for the year
June 2004. The Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with
section 108 of the Act.
The Annual Report details the
performance of the National Industrial
Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) against
outcome and output measures as detailed in the Portfolio Budget
Statements for the period 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2004.
A summary of financial information for NICNAS is included in this
Audited financial statements for NICNAS can be found in the Australian
Government Department of Health and Ageing Annual Report 2003-04,
reflecting administrative arrangements for 2003-04.
Dr Margaret Hartley
26 October 2004