28 NEWSBOYS FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT 2017 NEWSBOYS FOUNDATION FINANCIAL REPORT Auditor’s Independence Declaration to the Directors of Newsboys Foundation In accordance with the requirements of section 60-40 of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012, as lead auditor for the audit of Newsboys Foundation for the year ended 30 June 2017, I declare that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, there have been no contraventions of any applicable code of professional conduct in relation to the audit. GRANT THORNTON AUDIT PTY LTD Chartered Accountants Simon Trivett Partner - Audit & Assurance Melbourne, 21 September 2017