The Council of Australian Governments' (COAG) had responsibility for oversight and approval of the GP Super Clinic initiatives. Specifically, the Health and Ageing Working Group (HAWG) of COAG had responsibility for developing the bilateral working relationships with states and territories in order to progress the site-specific discussions about arrangements for location. The membership of HAWG included representatives of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Treasury.
The Department of Health and Ageing was tasked with the conversion of the government policy into the GP Super Clinics Program 2007-2008. The GP Super Clinic Branch was established within the Primary and Ambulatory Care Division of the Department of Health and Ageing to progress policy implementation.