The Scheme covers State/Territory entities, including:
- states and territories, state and territory governments, departments and agencies (core State/Territory entities), and;
- local governments, and Australian public universities (non-core State/Territory entities).
The scheme also covers foreign entities, including:
- a foreign country, its national government and a department or agency of that national government (core foreign entities), and
- a province, state, self-governing territory, region, local council, municipality or other political subdivision of a foreign country (including its governments, departments, agencies), an authority of a foreign country established for a public purpose, and a foreign university that does not have institutional autonomy (non-core foreign entities).