Links to Victorian Government Departments and Other Bodies. Other Bodies are listed under each Department.
The Department of Education offers learning and development support and services for all Victorians.
On 1 January 2023, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning was changed to the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action. Supporting thriving, productive and sustainable communities, environments and industries.
The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth.
The Department of Government Services' goal is to improve the experience Victorians have when they interact and do business with Government.
The Department of Health (DH) was established to help Victorians stay safe and healthy and deliver a world-class health system that leads to better health outcomes for all Victorians.
On 1 January 2023, the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJSIR) was changed to the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions. The Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions is firmly focused on driving a strong and resilient economy that benefits all Victorians – by creating more opportunities for people through jobs and skills;supporting businesses and industries to grow and prosper;and building vibrant communities and regions.
The vision of the Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is for a justice and community safety system that works together to build a safer, fairer and stronger Victoria.
The Department of Premier and Cabinet leads the Victorian public service, advising government on emerging policy issues and reviewing the impact of government decisions.
On 1 January 2023, Department of Transport was changed to Department of Transport and Planning.
The Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. DTF supports Tim Pallas, Treasurer of Victoria and Minister for Economic Development, and the Assistant Treasurer, to manage Victoria's budget, finances, economic policy and strategy. DTF's work also involves assisting the Government to implement major infrastructure projects and contractual agreements across Victoria.
The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) is Victoria's first anti-corruption body with responsibility for identifying and preventing serious corrupt conduct across the whole public sector, including members of Parliament, the judiciary and state and local government. The primary purpose of IBAC is to strengthen the integrity of the Victorian public sector, and to enhance community confidence in public sector accountability.
The Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) is an independent officer of the Parliament of Victoria and Chief Executive of the PBO. The PBO provides policy costing and advisory services to all members of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council.
The Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) plays a key role in promoting confidence in the public sector. We conduct audits to ensure that public sector entities are transparent and accountable to the Victorian Parliament and the community.
The Ombudsman's core role is to investigate complaints received from citizens about the administrative actions of state government departments, local councils, most statutory authorities and some private bodies who assist agencies in performing their statutory duties. The Ombudsman can also conduct investigation to examine systemic failures and maladministration in the public sector.
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