Appendix B: Classification of agencies

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Appendix
B
:

Classification of
a
gencies

The financial activities of all governments are measured
using
the Government Finance Statistics
(GFS)
framework
.
1

All entities controlled by governments are classified into sectors according to
the nature of their activities and funding arrangements.

For financial reporting and policy framework purposes
,
NSW
Treasury classifies
each NSW
G
overnment
entity
under one
of

three sectors
:



general government



public trading enterprise



public financial enterprise
.

T
ogether
,

these sectors
make up the Total State Sector
. This i
s not a GFS term
,

but
it
is used to
describe the scope of all Government activities
.

Although there
a
re differences between NSW Treasury and GFS

terminology,

the same
classification regime applies.
The nature of each sector
as it
relate
s

to

NSW Government entities

is as follows.


General Government
Sector

The general government sector
represents
the
scope of the Budget
.

Agencies in
this sector

generally

operate under the Financial Management Framework

and
carry
out
policy, regulatory and service

delivery

functions.
T
his sector
includes

agencies
such as
the
Ministry

of Health, Department of Education an
d Communities, NSW
Police Force, Rental Bond Board and
Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal.

‘G
eneral government sector


is also the GFS term for
this sector.

Public Trading
Enterprise Sector

Agencies

in thi
s

sector
are either
commercial

or non
-
commercial
.

C
ommercial
enterprises

generally

operate under the Commercial Policy Framework,
which aims to replicate disciplines and incentives that
drive the
efficient commercial
practices
of
private sector businesses.
They
deliver services to a customer base
from which they receive their income. They
generally pay dividends and tax
-
equivalent payments to the general government sector.

These agencies include

S
tate
-
owned corporation
s

such as

ene
rgy transmission and distribution corporations
and the Sydney
Water
and Hunter Water Corporations.


Non
-
commercial enterprises
address important social objectives and
levy charges
for

services to client groups on a subsidised basis. These include Rail Corporation
New South Wales and
the
New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation, which
receive substantial grants from the general government sector to provide these
services.

‘P
ublic no
n
-
financial corporation

sector


is the GFS term for this sector
.

Public Financial
Enterprise Sector

These agencies
are involved in financial
services and
generally
operate

under the
Commercial Policy Framework.
They
inc
l
ude

the
New South Wales
Treasury
Corporation and
Lifetime Care and Support Authority of New South Wales.

‘P
ublic financial corporatio
n

sector


is the GFS term for this sector
.




1

Australian Bureau of Statistics,

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and
Methods,
Cat No 5514.0, ABS, Canberra, 2005.

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The following table lists all entities considered material for the whole
-
of
-
government purposes
which a
re controlled by the NSW Government and the Government Finance Statistics sectors
under which they are classified. In addition, balance sheet estimates shown in Budget Paper No.
2 include an estimate of the impact of small entities controlled by the NSW G
overnment and not
considered material for the whole
-
of
-
government purposes.

Classification of agencies by sector


Material Agencies

General
Government
Sector

Public Trading
Enterprise

Sector


Public Financial
Enterprise

Sector

Aboriginal Housing Office





Art Gallery of New South Wales





Audit Office of New South Wales





Ausgrid





Australian Museum





Barangaroo Delivery Authority





Building Insurers’ Guarantee Corporation





Catchment Management Authorities





Centennial Park and
Moore Park Trust





City West Housing Pty Limited





Cobbora Holding Company Pty Ltd





Community Relations Commission of New South Wales





Crown Finance Entity





Delta Electricity





Department of Attorney General and Justice





Department

of Education and Communities





Department of Family and Community Services





Department of Finance and Services





Department of Planning and Infrastructure





Department of Premier and Cabinet





Department of Rural Fire Service





Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and
Services





Destination NSW





Endeavour Energy





Environment Protection Authority





Environmental Trust





Eraring Energy





Essential Energy





Fair Trading Administration
Corporation





Fire and Rescue NSW





First Australian Mortgage Acceptance Corporation (FANMAC) Trust





Forestry Corporation of New South Wales





Government Property NSW





Health Care Complaints Commission





Historic Houses Trust of New
South Wales





Home Care Service of New South Wales





Home Purchase Assistance Fund





Hunter Development Corporation





Hunter Water Corporation





Independent Commission Against Corruption





Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority





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Material Agencies

General
Government
Sector

Public Trading
Enterprise

Sector


Public Financial
Enterprise

Sector

Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal





Independent Transport Safety Regulator





Information and Privacy Commission





Infrastructure NSW





Judicial Commission of New South Wales





Landcom

(trading as UrbanGrowth NSW)





Legal Aid Commission of New South Wales





Liability Management Ministerial Corporation





Lifetime Care and Support Authority of New South Wales





Long Service Corporation





Luna Park Reserve Trust





Macquarie Generation





Mental Health
Commission of New South Wales





Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment
Act





Ministry for Police and Emergency Services





Ministry of Health





Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales





MTS Holding Company Pty
Limited





Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences





Natural Resources Commission





New South Wales Crime Commission





New South Wales Electoral Commission





New South Wales Film and Television Office





New South Wales Land

and Housing Corporation





New South Wales Rural Assistance Authority





New South Wales Treasury Corporation





Newcastle Port Corporation





NSW Businesslink Pty Limited





NSW Food Authority





NSW Police Force





NSW Self Insurance
Corporation





NSW Trustee and Guardian





Office of the Board of Studies





Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions





Office of Transport Safety Investigations





Ombudsman’s Office





Police Integrity Commission





Port
s

Assets Ministerial Holding Corporation





Port Kembla Port Corporation





Public Service Commission





Rail Corporation New South Wales





Rental Bond Board





Residual Business Management Corporation





Roads and Maritime Services





Royal
Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust





Safety, Return to Work and Support Division





State Emergency Service





State Library of New South Wales





State Records Authority of New South Wales





State Transit Authority of New South Wales





State
Water Corporation





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Material Agencies

General
Government
Sector

Public Trading
Enterprise

Sector


Public Financial
Enterprise

Sector

Superannuation Administration Corporation





Sydney Catchment Authority





Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust





Sydney Ferries





Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority





Sydney Metro





Sydney Olympic Park Authority





Sydney Opera House Trust





Sydney Ports Corporation





Sydney Water Corporation





Teacher Housing Authority of New South Wales





The Legislature





The Treasury





TransGrid





Transport for NSW





UrbanGrowth

NSW Development Corporation





Venues NSW





Waste Assets Management Corporation





Water Administration Ministerial Corporation





Western Sydney Parklands Trust





WorkCover Authority





Workers’ Compensation (Dust Diseases) Board





Zoological Parks Board

of New South Wales