The Honourable Tony Abbott MP
Canberra ACT 2600
Dear Prime Minister
In accordance with with the provisions of section 44 of the Public Service Act 1999 and clause 3.5(2) of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions, I present to you the component of my annual report on the state of the Australian Public Service for 2013–14.
The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit agreed in 2003 to extend the tabling deadline of the State of the Service component of my annual report to one calendar month after the tabling date for agencies' annual reports. This report is required to be tabled by 1 December 2014.
Stephen Sedgwick AO
Australian Public Service Commissioner
1 Decembver 2014