Where structural change to the system is being considered the following resources should provide guidance regarding the appropriate forms. The organisational forms diagram details the various forms of state sector organisations and when they are an appropriate option. Supplementary guidance has been developed on departmental agencies and schedule 4A companies.

A list of State Sector organisations, including departments, Crown entities, Offices of Parliament, State-owned enterprises as well as other categories, is available on our website .

Organisational Forms Guidance
Machinery of Government Supplementary Guidance: Main organisational design choices (684KB PDF)
Machinery of Government Supplementary Guidance Note: Departmental Agency Model (2271KB PDF)
Machinery of Government Supplementary Guidance Note: Schedule 4A companies (335KB PDF)
Machinery of Government Supplementary Guidance Note: Ministerial Advisory Committees (202KB PDF)
Machinery of Government Supplementary Guidance Note: 'Due Diligence' on Proposed Machinery of Government Changes (316KB PDF)

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