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Department of Health and Aged Care has policy responsibility for organ and tissue donation for transplantation, including the Australian Organ Donor Register, administration of the Supporting Living Organ Donors Program, and national approaches around access to organ donation and transplantation services.
The Attorney-General’s portfolio includes the High Court of Australia, which is part of the Commonwealth, is an “agency” named in the annual Appropriation Acts and is in the “General Government Sector”. However, it is not a Commonwealth entity under the PGPA Act, due to its status under its enabling legislation, which also sets its employment framework.
A listed entity is a non-corporate Commonwealth entity prescribed by an Act or the PGPA Rule. All non-corporate Commonwealth entities are “listed entities” except for Departments of State and Parliamentary Departments.
Type of Body
Non-corporate Commonwealth entity is a Commonwealth entity that is not a body corporate.*
Corporate Commonwealth entity is a Commonwealth entity that is a body corporate.*
A Commonwealth company is a Corporations Act 2001 company that the Commonwealth controls.