The department’s ongoing commitment to making Western Australia a destination of choice for responsible resources exploration and development was recognised in 2016, with a Premier’s Award in the ‘Western Australia in Asia’ category for ‘Strategic Engagement with China’s Resource Sector’.

Certification of Financial Statements

For the year ended 30 June 2017

Department of Mines and Petroleum

The accompanying financial statements of the Department of Mines and Petroleum have been prepared in compliance with the provisions of the Financial Management Act 2006 from proper accounts and records to present fairly the financial transactions for the financial year ended 30 June 2017 and the financial position as at 30 June 2017.

At the date of signing we are not aware of any circumstances which would render the particulars included in the financial statements misleading or inaccurate.

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David Smith
Director General

30 August 2017

Ralph De Giorgio
Chief Finance Officer

30 August 2017

Section highlights

One of the most significant projects during 2016-17 was the completion of the $7.3 million upgrade to the Perth Core Library in Carlisle, which was opened on budget and on time in November 2016. The project cemented the library’s status as a world-class geoscience facility.