Learn about the policies administered by the department, including protected disclosures and Aboriginal inclusion.
Our ministers and parliamentary secretaries
View a list of the department's ministers and parliamentary secretaries, covering portfolios such as agriculture, creative industries and regional development.
Read about the department's secretary, Simon Phemister, whose public service career spanning many portfolios includes establishing the Latrobe Valley Authority, supporting delivery of the Major Transport Infrastructure Program and leading work to further drive Victoria’s economy and jobs growth.
See an overview of the department's structure, including the functions and contributions of each group.
Responsibilities and functions
Find out more about the department's regulatory and emergency functions in the areas of animal health, biosecurity, industrial relations and resources.
Discover which ministerial advisory bodies report in to the department.
Grants, awards and scholarships
Apply for a grant, award or scholarship in areas including creative industries, regional development, small business and trade.
View the list of public consultations conducted by the department, which address issues in areas such as animal welfare, industrial relations and small business regulation.
Tenders, quotes and contracts
Learn about the Victorian Government Tenders System and view a list of the department's current tenders and contracts.
Strategies and initiatives
Discover the range of the department's strategies, programs and projects.