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Our ministers

At 30 June 2020, the department supported seven ministers across ten portfolios.

Premier of Victoria - The Hon Daniel Andrews MP

Premier of Victoria

The Premier is Victoria’s head of government. DPC advises and supports the Premier and his portfolio.

The Premier is the main channel of communication between the Governor and Cabinet and between the Victorian Government and other state and territory governments.

The Premier is also responsible for the following DPC portfolio entities:

  • Office of the Governor
  • Bushfire Recovery Victoria.

Contact details

1 Treasury Place
East Melbourne VIC 3002
Email: daniel.andrews@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.premier.vic.gov.au

Minister for Government Services - The Hon Danny Pearson MP

The Hon Danny Pearson MP

DPC advises and supports the Minister for Government Services and his portfolio, which includes public sector administration and reform, cybersecurity, data analytics and digital transformation.

The Minister for Government Services is also responsible for the following DPC portfolio entities:

  • Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel
  • Office of the Victorian Government Architect
  • Public Record Office Victoria
  • Service Victoria
  • Victorian Electoral Commission
  • Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal
  • Victorian Public Sector Commission.

In addition to his DPC responsibilities, Mr Pearson is the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Regulatory Reform.

Contact details

1 Macarthur Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
Email: danny.pearson@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.dannypearson.com.au

Minister for Industrial Relations - Tim Pallas MP

Minister for Industrial Relations

With the support of DPC, Minister Pallas looks after the Industrial Relations portfolio, which includes DPC’s Industrial Relations Victoria work towards achieving a positive working environment for all Victorians.

The Minister for Industrial Relations is also responsible for the following DPC portfolio entities:

  • Labour Hire Authority
  • Portable Long Service Authority.

In addition to his DPC responsibilities, Mr Pallas is the Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development and the Minister for Coordination of Treasury and Finance COVID‑19.

Contact details

1 Treasury Place
East Melbourne VIC 3002
Email: tim.pallas@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.timpallas.com.au

Minister for Women and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs - Gabrielle Williams MP

Minister for Women and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Minister Williams oversees the Women and Aboriginal Affairs portfolios with the support and advice of DPC. DPC also supports the Minister’s Prevention of Family Violence portfolio, in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services.

As part of the Women’s portfolio, the Minister supports gender equality and women leadership through DPC’s Office for Women.

In the Aboriginal Affairs portfolio, Minister Williams has oversight of Aboriginal Victoria to strengthen communities and engagement, self-determination and treaty, cultural heritage management and protection.

Minister Williams is also responsible for the following DPC portfolio entities:

  • Respect Victoria
  • Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust
  • Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council.

Contact details

50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Email: gabrielle.williams@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.gabriellewilliams.com.au

Minister for Equality - Martin Foley MP

Minister for Equality

Minister Foley oversees the Equality portfolio, with the assistance of DPC, to promote equality and inclusion for LGBTIQ Victorians. Minister Foley is supported by the Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ communities and the Victorian LGBTIQ Taskforce.

In addition to his DPC responsibilities, Mr Foley is the Minister for Mental Health& and Minister for Creative Industries.

Contact details

50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Email: martin.foley@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.martinfoley.com.au

Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Minister for Youth - The Hon Ros Spence MP

Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Minister for Youth

As Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister Spence works to celebrate our multicultural society and to promote the inclusion of all Victorians in the social and economic life of our state.

As part of this portfolio, Minister Spence is responsible for the following DPC portfolio entities:

  • Victorian Multicultural Commission
  • VITS LanguageLoop.

Minister Spence also leads the government’s Youth portfolio to deliver youth programs and services.

In addition to her DPC responsibilities, Ms Spence is the Minister for Community Sport.

Contact details

2 Treasury Place
East Melbourne VIC 3002
Email: ros.spence@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.rosspence.com.au

Minister for Veterans - The Hon Shaun Leane MP

Minister for Veterans

Minister Leane is Victoria’s Minister for Veterans. With support from DPC, the Minister oversees the Veterans portfolio to honour the contribution of the ex-service community and support service organisations to deliver programs for veterans and their families.

Minister Leane is also responsible for the following DPC portfolio entities:

  • Shrine of Remembrance
  • Victorian Veterans Council.

In addition to his DPC responsibilities, Mr Leane is the Minister for Local Government and Minister for Suburban Development.

Contact details

121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Email: OfficeMinLeane@ecodev.vic.gov.au
Website: www.shaunleanemp.com.au

Other officials

Mary-Anne Thomas MP, Cabinet Secretary

DPC’s Cabinet Office supports the Cabinet Secretary for the operations of the Cabinet process and supports the Cabinet Secretary in her role.

Contact details

Email: mary-anne.thomas@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.mary-annethomas.com.au

Steve Dimopoulos MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

Mr Dimopoulos assists the Premier with his portfolio responsibilities.

Contact details

Email: steve.dimopoulos@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website: www.stevedimopoulos.com.au

Reviewed 04 November 2020

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