Schedule 1 - Listed entities

1   Guide to this Schedule

The purpose of this Schedule is to prescribe certain bodies, persons, groups of persons or organisations to be listed entities. It is also to give each of those entities a name, to specify who the accountable authority and officials of the entity are, and to set out what the purposes of the entity include.

Other bodies, persons, groups of persons or organisations that are not prescribed by this Schedule may be a listed entity because they are prescribed by an Act to be a listed entity.

This Schedule is made for the definition of listed entity in section 8 of the Act, for item 3 of the table in subsection 12(2) of the Act and for paragraph 103(e) of the Act.

2   Australian Office of Financial Management

                   For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Office of Financial Management;

                             (ii)  the staff engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Australian Office of Financial Management; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  the advancement of macroeconomic growth and stability, and the effective operation of financial markets, through issuing debt, investing in financial assets and managing debt, investments and cash for the Australian Government;

                             (ii)  any functions conferred on the entity by or under a law of the Commonwealth.

4   Australian National Preventive Health Agency

                   For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following combination of bodies is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (the Agency);

                             (ii)  the Advisory Council of the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (the Advisory Council); and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Australian National Preventive Health Agency; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer of the Agency is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Chief Executive Officer;

                             (ii)  the staff of the Agency referred to in section 25 of the Australian National Preventive Health Agency Act 2010;

                            (iii)  the members of the Advisory Council;

                            (iv)  persons whose services are made available to the Chief Executive Officer under section 26 of that Act;

                             (v)  consultants engaged under section 27 of that Act;

                            (vi)  the members of a committee established under section 42 of that Act; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  the function of the Agency referred to in section 8 of that Act;

                             (ii)  the functions of the Chief Executive Officer referred to in section 11 of that Act;

                            (iii)  the function of the Advisory Council referred to in section 30 of that Act;

                            (iv)  the functions of a committee established under section 42 of that Act.

5   Australian Public Service Commission

                   For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the Australian Public Service Commissioner;

                             (ii)  the staff assisting the Australian Public Service Commissioner referred to in subsection 40(2) of the Public Service Act 1999; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Australian Public Service Commission; and

                      (c)  the Australian Public Service Commissioner is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

              (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the functions of the Australian Public Service Commissioner referred to in section 41 of that Act

6   Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation is a listed entity; and

                     (b)  the Director‑General of Security is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                      (c)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Director‑General of Security;

                             (ii)  persons employed under the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979;

                            (iii)  persons made available by a Commonwealth entity, a State or Territory, or an authority of a State or Territory, to perform services for the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation; and

                     (d)  the purposes of the listed entity include the functions or powers conferred on the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation by or under that Act or any other law of the Commonwealth.

7   Australian Taxation Office

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following combination of bodies and persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the Commissioner of Taxation;

                             (ii)  the Tax Practitioners Board;

                            (iii)  the Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission (the ACNC);

                            (iv)  the Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission Advisory Board (the ACNC Advisory Board); and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Australian Taxation Office; and

                      (c)  the Commissioner of Taxation is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Commissioner of Taxation;

                             (ii)  the Second Commissioners of Taxation;

                            (iii)  the staff assisting the Commissioner of Taxation referred to in section 4A of the Taxation Administration Act 1953;

                            (iv)  the members of the Tax Practitioners Board;

                             (v)  APS employees whose services are made available to the Tax Practitioners Board under section 60‑80 of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009;

                            (vi)  the Commissioner of the ACNC;

                           (vii)  the staff assisting the Commissioner of the ACNC referred to in section 120‑5 of the Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission Act 2012 (the ACNC Act);

                          (viii)  consultants engaged under section 120‑10 of the ACNC Act;

                            (ix)  the members of the ACNC Advisory Board; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  the functions conferred on the Commissioner of Taxation by or under the Taxation Administration Act 1953 or any other law of the Commonwealth;

                             (ii)  the functions of the Tax Practitioners Board referred to in section 60‑15 of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009;

                            (iii)  the function of the ACNC referred to in section 105‑15 of the ACNC Act;

                            (iv)  the functions of the Commissioner of the ACNC referred to in sections 110‑5 and 110‑10 of the ACNC Act;

                             (v)  the functions of the ACNC Advisory Board referred to in section 135‑15 of the ACNC Act.

8   Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) is a listed entity; and

                     (b)  the Convenor of CAMAC is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                      (c)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Convenor;

                             (ii)  the other members of CAMAC;

                            (iii)  a member of the staff of CAMAC referred to in subsection 156(1) or (3) of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001;

                            (iv)  consultants engaged under section 157 of that Act;

                             (v)  persons whose services are made available to CAMAC under section 158 of that Act; and

                     (d)  the purposes of the listed entity include the functions of CAMAC referred to in section 148 of that Act.

10  Digital Transformation Agency

(1) For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Transformation Agency;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Digital Transformation Agency; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  providing strategic and policy leadership on whole of government and shared information and communications technology (ICT) and digital service delivery, including ICT procurement policy;

                             (ii)  designing, developing, coordinating, delivering and monitoring policies, standards and delivery platforms for whole of government and shared ICT and digital service delivery;

                            (iii)  coordinating the funding of whole of government and shared ICT and digital service delivery platforms;

                            (iv)  managing a whole of government ICT program management office which will oversee all significant ICT and digital investments;

                             (v)  providing advice to the Minister on whole of government and shared ICT and digital service delivery proposals;

                            (vi)  undertaking other relevant tasks as the Minister may require from time to time.

             (2)  This clause is repealed at the end of 30 June 2020.

10A  Fair Work Ombudsman and Registered Organisations Commission Entity

For the purposes of the finance law:

                     (a)  the following combination of bodies is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman;

                             (ii)  the Registered Organisations Commission; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Fair Work Ombudsman and Registered Organisations Commission Entity; and

                     (c)  the Fair Work Ombudsman is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Fair Work Ombudsman;

                             (ii)  the Fair Work Inspectors;

                            (iii)  the staff of the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman referred to in section 697 of the Fair Work Act 2009;

                            (iv)  persons whose services are made available to the Fair Work Ombudsman under section 698 of the Fair Work Act 2009;

                             (v)  consultants engaged under section 699 of the Fair Work Act 2009;

                            (vi)  the Registered Organisations Commissioner;

                           (vii)  the staff assisting the Registered Organisations Commissioner referred to in subsection 329CA(1) of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009;

                          (viii)  persons whose services are made available to the Registered Organisations Commissioner under section 329CB of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009;

                            (ix)  consultants engaged under section 329CC of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009; and

                     (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include:

                              (i)  the functions of the Fair Work Ombudsman referred to in section 682 of the Fair Work Act 2009; and

                             (ii)  the functions of the Fair Work Inspectors under Subdivision D of Division 3 of Part 5‑2 of the Fair Work Act 2009; and

                            (iii)  the functions of the Registered Organisations Commissioner referred to in section 329AB of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

11  Geoscience Australia

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of Geoscience Australia;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as Geoscience Australia; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include informing government, industry and community decisions on the economic, social and environmental management of the nation’s natural resources through enabling access to geoscientific and spatial information.

11A Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency (the IPFA);

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist in the performance of the functions of the IPFA; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the IPFA; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer of the IPEA is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  to assist relevant portfolio ministers and agencies in the early identification of transformative economic infrastructure projects where innovative financing could form part of any future Commonwealth Government investment;

                             (ii)  to assist relevant portfolio ministers and agencies to develop and assess financing options, including through early‑stage engagement in the development of business cases with project proponents;

                            (iii)  to assist relevant portfolio ministers and agencies to broker financing arrangements and in the ongoing commercial management of those investments as appropriate;

                            (iv)  to provide stand‑alone advice to the Cabinet on suitable financing options and associated benefits and risks, for all projects seeking Commonwealth funding or financing for economic infrastructure projects;

                             (v)  to provide a stand‑alone report to the Cabinet on all innovative financing opportunities for transformative economic infrastructure, including those that could be further considered by relevant portfolio ministers and Infrastructure Australia, on a quarterly basis.

12  IP Australia

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Director‑General of IP Australia;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Director‑General; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as IP Australia; and

                      (c)  the Director‑General is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include increasing innovation, investment and trade in Australia, and by Australians overseas, through the administration of the registrable intellectual property rights system, promoting public awareness and industry engagement, and advising government.

15  National Mental Health Commission

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the commissioners of the National Mental Health Commission;

                             (ii)  the Chief Executive Officer of the National Mental Health Commission;

                            (iii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the National Mental Health Commission; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  to manage, administer and release publically the Annual National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention;

                             (ii)  to develop, collate and analyse data and reports with a particular focus on ensuring a cross sectoral perspective is taken to mental health reform;

                            (iii)  to provide mental health policy advice to the Australian Government, in consultation with relevant agencies;

                            (iv)  to engage consumers and carers in mental health policy and service improvements;

                             (v)  to build relationships with stakeholders including service providers, government agencies, researchers, academics, and State and Territory Governments, to inform the work of the National Mental Health Commission;

                            (vi)  to undertake other relevant tasks as the responsible Minister may require from time to time.

16  Office of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the Office of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board is a listed entity; and

                     (b)  the Chair of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (the AUASB) is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                      (c)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Chair of the AUASB;

                             (ii)  the other members of the AUASB;

                            (iii)  the staff of the Office referred to in subsection 236DC(1) of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001;

                            (iv)  members of committees, advisory panels or consultative groups established under subsection 227AB(2) or 227B(2) of that Act;

                             (v)  consultants engaged under subsection 236DD(1) of that Act;

                            (vi)  persons whose services are made available to the Office under subsection 236DD(3) of that Act; and

                     (d)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  the functions of the Office referred to in section 227AB of that Act;

                             (ii)  the functions of the AUASB referred to in section 227B of that Act.

17  Office of the Australian Accounting Standards Board

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the Office of the Australian Accounting Standards Board is a listed entity; and

                     (b)  the Chair of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (the AASB) is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                      (c)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Chair of the AASB;

                             (ii)  the other members of the AASB;

                            (iii)  the staff of the Office referred to in subsection 235E(1) of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001;

                            (iv)  members of committees, advisory panels or consultative groups established under subsection 226A(2) or 227(3) of that Act;

                             (v)  consultants engaged under subsection 235F(1) of that Act;

                            (vi)  persons whose services are made available to the Office under subsection 235F(3) of that Act; and

                     (d)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  the functions of the Office referred to in section 226A of that Act;

                             (ii)  the functions of the AASB referred to in section 227 of that Act.

20  Royal Australian Mint

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer;

                            (iii)  other persons engaged to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Royal Australian Mint; and

                      (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                      (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include ensuring the coinage needs of the Australian economy, collectors and foreign countries are met through the manufacture and sale of circulating coins, collector coins and other minted like products.

21  Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

For the purposes of the finance law:

                      (a)  the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority is a listed entity; and

                     (b)  the Chairperson of the Authority is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                      (c)  the following persons are officials of the listed entity:

                              (i)  the Chairperson;

                             (ii)  persons whose services are made available to the Authority under subsection 72A(2) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988;

                            (iii)  if, under subsection 125(1) of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992, the Authority delegates any of its functions or powers to the Chief Executive Officer of Comcare—the Chief Executive Officer of Comcare; and

                     (d)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  the functions of the Authority referred to in section 104 of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992;

                             (ii)  the functions of the Authority referred to in section 9 of the Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993.

Last updated: 25 October 2017