The UC is an independent statutory authority, consisting of a Commissioner and an Associate Commissioner. The Commission is responsible for economic regulation of the electricity, water and sewerage industries, declared ports and other industries. It also provides advice to the Government as required on such matters. An office, led by the Director Utilities Commission, supports the Commission, with staff seconded from the Department of Treasury and Finance.
An Assistant Director role currently exists in the Utilities Commission.
MAC administers the compensation scheme in respect of people who are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents in the Northern Territory.
An Associate Commissioner role currently exists in the Motor Accidents Compensation Commission.