Centennial Parklands comes under the authority of the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust (ABN 37 220 827 521).
The Trust is responsible for the long-term strategic planning of the Parklands, as well as the operational day-to-day management of the three parks - Centennial Park, Moore Park and Queens Park. The administration centre for the Trust is the Parklands Office, Centennial Park.
The administrative staff of the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust are integrated with the administrative staff of the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. The integrated entity is known as Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands.
The Governmental responsibility for Centennial Parklands falls within the Office of Environment and Heritage.
The responsible Minister is the Honourable Gabrielle Upton MP Minister for the Environment, Minister for Local Government and Minister for Heritage.
The management of Centennial Parklands is guided by legislation, most relevantly the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust Act 1983.