BlueScope Annual Report 2018/2019

A member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation Ernst & Young 8 Exhibition Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia GPO Box 67 Melbourne VIC 3001 Tel: +61 3 9288 8000 Fax: +61 3 8650 7777 Audit or ʼs Independence Declarat ion t o t he Direct ors of BlueScope St eel Limit ed As lead auditor for the audit of the financial report of BlueScope Steel Limited for the financial year ended 30 June 2019, I declare to the best of my knowledge and belief, there have been: a) no contraventions of the auditor independence requirements of the Corporations Act 2001 in relation to the audit ; and b) no contraventions of any applicable code of professional conduct in relation to the audit. This declaration is in respect of BlueScope Steel Limited and the entities it controlled during the financial year. Ernst & Young Glenn Carmody Partner 19 August 2019 - 46 -