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:

  • Auditor-General
  • Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection
  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
  • Local Government Investigations and Compliance Inspectorate
  • Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel
  • Office of the Governor
  • Public Interest Monitor
  • Public Record Office Victoria
  • Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission
  • Victorian Electoral Commission
  • Victorian Inspectorate
  • Victorian Multicultural Commission
  • Victorian Ombudsman
  • Victorian Public Sector Commission
  • Office of the Victorian Government Architect

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, 13 October 2017