The Government Sector Employment Act 2013 establishes the government sector and the Public Service.  The Public Service consists of the Departments and agencies listed in Schedule 1 to the GSE Act.

The components of the Public Service are:

  • Departments – listed in Part 1 of Schedule 1
  • Public Service executive agencies related to departments – listed in Part 2 of Schedule 1
  • Separate Public Service agencies – listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1

Schedule 1

Schedule 1 to the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 lists the agencies that form the Public Service.

Administrative Arrangements Orders

Administrative Arrangements Orders are issued by the Government under the Constitution Act 1902 to establish and disestablish Public Service agencies and allocate Ministerial responsibilities.