Public sector governance

NSW Government entities

The Service NSW Government Directory contains information about the current contact details for government departments, agencies, boards committees and trusts within New South Wales.

The NSW legislation website is the primary source of information about the legal structure of the NSW Government. The NSW Parliament website has information about NSW Government Ministers.  

The Governance Arrangements chart (PDF, 288 KB) is a high-level summary of NSW Government agencies established under Schedule 1 of the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 (NSW) and state-owned corporations established under Schedule 5 of the State Owned Corporations Act 1989 (NSW). A range of other statutory bodies and statutory positions are established under separate legislation, which can be found on the NSW legislation website.

NSW Public Sector Governance Framework

The NSW Public Sector Governance Framework  (PDF, 414 KB) gives guidance on key considerations when deciding on the right governance arrangements.

The framework has been designed as a tool to help with the process for setting up new entities and reviewing existing entities in the Executive branch of government