Persons with management or control by organisation type

Persons with management or control of the provider (PMOC) complete specific legal obligations for a provider. This page outlines who is considered a PMOC depending on the providers’ organisation type.

This table is not exhaustive. Read more about PMOCs.

On this page:

Organisation type Person with management or control
Individual or sole trader

The person identified on the Australian Business Register (ABR) as the sole trader.

Other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.

Partnership The people identified as partners in the Partnership Agreement.

Other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.

The people in control of each company where the partnership is of companies rather than individuals. This includes company directors, secretaries and shareholders.

Public or private company People listed as a current company officeholder (directors and secretaries) on the ASIC company extract.

Senior managers who have the authority to make executive decisions in relation to the child care service. Includes:

  • chief executive officer
  • chief financial officer
  • chief counsel/legal officer
  • regional manager
  • managing director.

Majority shareholders if they have decision making authority on behalf of the company.

A person who has significant influence over the company’s finances

A receiver, or receiver and manager, of the company’s property.

An administrator, restructuring practitioner, or liquidator of the company.

A trustee or other person administering an arrangement made between the company and someone else.

Indigenous corporation People on the board who are directors or executives.

Senior managers who have the authority to make executive decisions in relation to the child care service. Includes:

  • chief executive officer
  • chief financial officer
  • chief counsel/legal officer
  • regional manager
  • managing director.

Other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.

A person who has significant influence over the company’s finances

A receiver, or receiver and manager, of the company’s property.

An administrator, restructuring practitioner, or liquidator of the company.

A trustee or other person administering an arrangement made between the company and someone else.

Incorporated body or association

People on the board who are directors or executives.

Senior managers who have the authority to make executive decisions in relation to the child care service. Includes:

  • chief executive officer
  • chief financial officer
  • chief counsel/legal officer
  • regional manager
  • managing director.

Other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.

A person who has significant influence over the provider’s finances

A receiver, or receiver and manager, of the provider’s property.

An administrator, restructuring practitioner, or liquidator of the provider.

A trustee or other person administering an arrangement made between the provider and someone else.

Unincorporated body or association

People involved in the ongoing management of the organisation who have the authority to make decisions and do things on behalf of other people in the organisation. This includes board and committee members.

For medium or large organisations, this includes all members of the governing council or executive committee.

For smaller organisations, this includes every member of the organisation if each member is involved in overall decision-making.

Other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.

This includes organisations like schools and P&C committees.

Government entity For example, a local government council or state authority.

People who are responsible for approving decisions relating to Family Assistance Law approval and the operation of the service.

In a local government council this can include:

  • the general manager or chief executive officer
  • councillors
  • other administrative roles with delegated authority.

In a larger government organisation (like a government department), this includes:

  • each person up to and including the most senior manager who has the authority to make executive decisions about the service
  • other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions about the service. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.
Registered cooperative People involved in the ongoing management of the cooperative’s affairs. These people must have the authority to make decisions and do things on behalf of the cooperative.

For medium or large organisations, this includes all members of the governing council or executive committee.

For smaller organisations, this includes every member of the cooperative if each member is involved in the overall decision-making process.

Other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.

Religious organisations All people within the organisation who have the authority to make executive decisions about the organisation.
Registered charity Each person listed as a Responsible Person on the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission register and other people with written authority or delegation to make executive decisions. This can include people employed in an external management organisation.