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Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:43:46 +0000
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Non-compliance with Finance Law
From: Ellie <>
To: Freedom of Information <>

The 2017–18 Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Annual Report states that: "Significant instances of non-compliance were identified and reported to the relevant Minister and the Minister for Finance. The department identified significant instances of non-compliance with the finance law, specifically with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (including consequential breaches relating to section 23 of the PGPA Act). Corrective action has been undertaken, which ensures that the department’s needs for operational efficiency and flexibility are met within a compliant framework." [1]

I REQUEST documents that include reports of the instances of non-compliance as reportedly sent to the relevant Minister and the Minister for Finance.

Please do redact all third-party information and names of APS employees below SES level by maintaining document substance.



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