Guide to the Report
This report is the Secretarys account to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Trade on the performance of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) during the financial year 1997- 98. Its preparation is in accordance with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinets Requirements for Departmental Annual Reports of April 1998, which draws on the legislative requirements set out in the Public Service Act 1922. Information and statistics cover the financial year 1997- 98, or relate to the situation as at 30 June 1998.
The report comprises six parts:
Supplementary Information Available on Request
The general contact address for DFAT is: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade RG Casey Building John McEwen Crescent Barton ACT 0221 tel (02) 6261 1111 Internet website http://www.dfat.gov.au
The general contact address for AusAID is: AusAID GPO Box 887 Canberra ACT 2001 tel (02) 6206 4000 Internet website http://www.ausaid.gov.au
Distribution of the Report
This report is available through AusInfo Bookshops, the Departments website or the Parliamentary and Media Branch of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Should you wish to obtain additional information relating to a specific program, an organisational chart at the beginning of each sub- program indicates the administering division or branch. You can contact divisions and branches through the general switchboard on (02) 6261 1111 (DFAT), (02) 6206 4000 (AusAID) or through the postal address.
Note on Style Conventions Used in the Report
All dollars are Australian unless otherwise specified.
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