ASC Pty LtdASC group consists of two main businesses, ASC Pty Ltd, Australia’s sovereign submarine company which, as part of the Australian Submarine Enterprise with the Royal Australian Navy and Department of Defence, ensures the sovereign maintenance and capability development of the Collins Class submarine fleet.
The second part of the company is ASC Shipbuilding, Australia’s only builder of major steel-hulled warships. ASC Shipbuilding is the lead shipbuilder of Australia’s most complex major warships, the Air Warfare Destroyers, as part of the AWD Alliance. Aboriginal Hostels LimitedAboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL) contributes to Indigenous Australians' quality of life through the delivery of accommodation and support services across its national network of accommodation facilities, enabling access to a broad range of education, employment, health and other services. The company has maintained its commitment to delivering short-term accommodation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who must live away from their country to access services and economic opportunity. AdministrationThe Chief Executive and Principal Registrar acts on behalf of, and assists, the Justices in the administration of the affairs of the High Court under section 17 of the High Court of Australia Act 1979. Case management services are provided by the Registry. Administrative services including the management of the High Court building are provided by the Marshal's Branch. Reference and research services required by the Court are provided by the library. Administrative Appeals TribunalThe Tribunal provides independent merits review of administrative decisions. The Tribunal reviews decisions made by Australian Government ministers, departments and agencies and, in limited circumstances, decisions made by state government and non-government bodies.
It aims to provide a review mechanism that is:
- fair, just, economical, informal and quick,
- proportionate to the importance and complexity of the matter, and
- promotes public trust and confidence in the decision-making of the Tribunal.
The Tribunal falls within the portfolio of the Attorney-General.
On 1 July 2015 the Administrative Appeals Tribunal was amalgamated with the Migration Review Tribunal, the Refugee Review Tribunal, and the Social Security Appeals Tribunal. The Tribunal will now exercise its powers under the following Divisions:
- Freedom of Information Division;
- General Division (processes applications about decisions that are not allocated to one of the other Divisions);
- Migration and Refugee Division;
- National Disability Insurance Scheme Division;
- Security Division;
- Social Services and Child Support Division;
- Taxation and Commercial Division; and
- any other prescribed Division.
It aims to provide a review mechanism that is:
- fair, just, economical, informal and quick;
- proportionate to the importance and complexity of the matter; and
- promotes public trust and confidence in the decision making of the Tribunal. Airservices AustraliaAirservices is a government-owned statutory authority providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.
Airservices has responsibility for:
• airspace management;
• aeronautical information;
• aviation communications;
• radio navigation aids, and
• aviation rescue fire fighting services. Anindilyakwa Land CouncilThe Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) represents the Traditional Owners of the Groote archipelago. The ALC officially commenced in 1991; replacing the role previously carried out by the Northern Land Council (NLC). The NLC however, continues to function as the Native Title representative body for the Groote archipelago region. The ALC functions to ascertain and express the wishes and opinions of the Anindilyakwa people as to the management of the land in the Groote archipelago region, to protect interests of Traditional Owners, assist in protection of sacred sites, to consult with Traditional Owners with respect to proposals relating to use of land, to assist Traditional Owners in carrying out commercial activity and to supervise and provide administrative and other assistance for Land Trusts holding Indigenous land in the Groote archipelago region.
The ALC is responsible for land visitation to its area of control by non-indigenous people, monitoring illegal entry to lands, issuing of permits for visitation rights, ranger inspections and other daily management issues. The land controlled by the ALC includes Groote Eylandt, Bickerton Island and other islands of the Groote archipelago. It is mandatory for all non-Indigenous people visiting Groote Eylandt to hold a permit to visit non-leasehold Indigenous lands. The ALC administers this system on behalf of the Traditional Owners. Army Amenities Fund CompanyThe Army Amenities Fund (AAF) Company is a non for profit company that acts as trustee of Army Amenities Fund and Messes Trust Fund. The objectives of the Company are to provide amenities to enhance the well being of the soldiers in the Australian Army. This is achieved through a variety of means; however, the focal point is the provision of AAF Company owned holiday facilities and loans and grants for worthwhile projects. Army and Air Force Canteen ServiceThe Army and Air Force Canteen Service (AAFCANS), trading since 1915, provides on-base and deployed convenience food, services and everyday essentials through a variety of retail options. AAFCANS is a non-profit organisation that supports local base community