public non-financial corporations

Commonwealth entities and Commonwealth companies whose primary function is to provide goods and services which are mainly market, non-regulatory and non-financial in nature, financed predominately through sales to the consumers of goods and services (e.g. Australian Postal Corporation, Airservices Australia and NBN Co Limited).


This sector classification enables the collection of financial information on the performance of Commonwealth entities and companies in the Commonwealth public sector, and is classified by institutional sector, as defined and required by Australian equivalents of international standards - known as Government Finance Statistics. The other sector classifications are general government sector (GGS) and public financial corporations sector (PFC).

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Last updated: 10 November 2017