Our Department

The Department of Premier and Cabinet leads the Victorian public service, advising government on emerging policy issues and reviewing the impact of government decisions.

DPC is led by Mr Chris Eccles and supports the following portfolios:

  • Premier
  • Deputy Premier
  • Special Minister of State
  • Aboriginal Affairs
  • Equality
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Veterans

DPC's portfolio also includes providing support to the:

  • Electoral Boundaries Commission
  • Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
  • Infrastructure Victoria
  • Latrobe Valley Authority
  • Local Government Inspectorate
  • Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel
  • Office of the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor
  • Office of the Governor
  • Office of the Public Interest Monitor
  • Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner
  • Office of the Victorian Government Architect
  • Public Record Office Victoria
  • Service Victoria
  • Shrine of Remembrance
  • Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council
  • Victorian Electoral Commission
  • Victorian Inspectorate
  • Victorian Interpreting & Training Service
  • Victorian Multicultural Commission
  • Victorian Ombudsman
  • Victorian Public Sector Commission
  • Victorian Veterans Council

We manage the issues that affect the government as a whole, such as:

  • coordinating Victoria's response to major social, economic and environmental challenges
  • managing state-wide emergencies, including terrorism, fire and flood and
  • ensuring the government's messages are consistent and effective.

We also promote Victoria's interests nationally and internationally.

Through our work and programs, the community can have confidence in an efficient and accountable public sector.


Last updated on Friday, 30 November 2018