The table below shows the data fields that are contained on the Australian Government Organisations Register.
|Data Field||Field Description|
|Portfolio||The body's portfolio.|
|Title||The body's name.|
|Type of Body||There are 12 types of bodies. For details on these, see the Australian Government Organisations Register - Types of Bodies guidance.|
|GFS Sector Classification|
Whether the body for Government Finance Statistics (GFS) reporting purposes is part of the:
|Materiality||Material bodies are identified based on their impact on the whole-of-government financial statements. Materiality is determined by aggregating the total income, expenses, assets and liabilities of all bodies. Bodies whose total falls within the top 99 per cent of the total general government sector are classified as ‘material’ bodies. All Departments of State are classified as material.|
|Description||Brief description of the body’s function.|
|Established By/Under||The legislation the body was created by/under or through Administrative Arrangement Orders (AAOs) or a decision of Government.|
|Creation Date||The date the body was created or established.|
|GFS Function/Sector Reported|
The GFS function(s) the body’s expenditure is classified under.
For a list of GFS functions, refer to Statement 6 in Budget Paper No. 1.
For more information on GFS, please see the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ publication Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods.
|PS Act Body?||Whether the body is subject to the Public Service Act 1999.|
|Maximum Number of Board/Committee Members||The maximum number of board or committee members for the body.|
|Paid Members?||Whether members of the board or committee are remunerated/paid a sitting fee.|
|Board/Committee Appointed By||Who appoint members to positions on the board.|
|Annual Report Prepared and Tabled?||Whether there is an annual report, and whether it is tabled in Parliament.|
|Auditor||The auditor for the body.|
|ABN||The Australian Business Number (ABN) for the body.|
|Parent Body||The parent body (typically a principal body) that the secondary body reports to.|
|Head Office Address||The address of the head office of the body.|
|Website Address||Website address for the body.|
|Strategic/Corporate/Organisational Plan||Website address for the strategic, corporate or organisational plan for the body.|
|Annual Reports||Website address for the annual report of the body.|
|Budget Documentation||Website address for the budget documentation of the body.|