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Appointment as Auditor-General



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PRIME MINISTER

Press Statement No

13 April 1973

APPOINTMENT AS AUDITOR-GENERAL

The Prime Minister, Mr. Whitlam, today announced the retirement of the Auditor-General, Mr. V.J.W. Skermer, as from 7 .May 1973, and the appointment of Mr. D.R.S. Craik, as Mr. Skermer1s successor.

The Prime Minister paid tribute to Mr. Skermer1s long and distinguished career in the Public Service, particularly since his appointment as Auditor-General in 1961.

Mr. Craik is at present a Deputy Secretary in the Treasury, in which Department he has served since joining the Taxation Branch in 1940.

CANBERRA, A.C.T.