Melbana Energy Limited Annual Report 2022

Independent Auditor’s Report INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S REPORT TO THE OWNERS OF MELBANA ENERGY LIMITED AND CONTROLLED ENTITIES ABN 43 066 447 952 Report on the Financial Report Opinion We have audited the financial report of Melbana Energy Limited (the Company) and its controlled entities (the Group), which comprises the consolidated statement of financial position as at 30 June 2022, the consolidated statement of profit or loss and other comprehensive income, the consolidated statement of changes in equity and the consolidated statement of cash flows for the year then ended, and notes to the consolidated financial statements, including a summary of significant accounting policies and the directors’ declaration. In our opinion the accompanying financial report of the Group is in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001, including: a. giving a true and fair view of the Group’s financial position as at 30 June 2022 and of its financial performance for the year then ended; and b. complying with Australian Accounting Standards and the Corporations Regulations 2001. The financial report also complies with the International Financial Reporting Standards as disclosed in Note 2. Basis for Opinion We conducted our audit in accordance with Australian Auditing Standards. Our responsibilities under those Standards are further described in the Auditor’s Responsibilities for the Audit of the Financial Report section of our report. We are independent of the Group in accordance with the auditor independence requirements of the Corporations Act 2001 and the ethical requirements of the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board’s APES 110: Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (the Code) that are relevant to our audit of the financial report in Australia. We have also fulfilled our other ethical responsibilities in accordance with the Code. We confirm that the independence declaration required by the Corporations Act 2001, which has been given to the directors of the Company, would be in the same terms if given to the directors as at the time of this auditor’s report. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion. 51 51 Melbana Energy Limited Annual Report 2022