The Agency is part of the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. It is not a separate entity or statutory body and is subject to senior executive oversight and Commonwealth financial and public sector accountability requirements. The Agency’s staff are located in Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.
The Agency is assisted by an Advisory Board which provides recommendations to the Agency’s branch office operations on the provision of services to major projects that do not fully meet the eligibility criteria. Advisory Board members also provides advice back to government on how regulations are impacting business investment.