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Daniel Andrews DPC websiteThe Hon Daniel Andrews MP

The Hon Daniel Andrews MP is the 48th Premier of Victoria, and the Leader of the Victorian Labor Party.

Mr Andrews was first elected to the Victorian State Parliament in 2002 as the Member for Mulgrave. He was appointed to the Cabinet in 2006, as Minister for Consumer Affairs and Gaming. In 2007, he became Minister for Health.

Mr Andrews grew up in regional Victoria and attended Galen Catholic College in Wangaratta. He moved to Melbourne in 1990 to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree at Monash University.

Mr Andrews lives in Mulgrave with his wife, Catherine, and their three children.

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Contact the Premier

Telephone: 03 9651 5000
TTY (for Deaf only): 03 9682 4864
Email: premier@dpc.vic.gov.au

Mail: Office of the Premier
1 Treasury Place
Melbourne Victoria 3000

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Minister's list

Machinery of Government (MoG) changes will take effect from 1 January 2019. This page will be updated accordingly to list the Ministers that the Department of Premier and Cabinet will support.

The Hon James Merlino MPJames Merlino MP
Deputy Premier

James Merlino is the Deputy Premier of Victoria.

He is also the Minister for Education.

Mr Merlino has been Deputy Leader of the Labor Party and Shadow Minister for Education since 2012. Prior to this he served as the Shadow Minister for Police and the Shadow Minister for the TAC and Road Safety.

He has been the Member for Monbulk since 2002.

The Hon Martin Foley MPMartin Foley MP
Minister for Equality

Martin Foley is the Victorian Minister for Equality.

He is also the Minister for Mental Health and Minister for Creative Industries.

Mr Foley previously served as the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Shadow Minister for Water, Shadow Minister for Arts and Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs.

He is the Member for Albert Park.

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The Hon Gavin Jennings MLCGavin Jennings MLC
Special Minister of State
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Gavin Jennings is the Victorian Special Minister of State and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.

He is also the Leader of Government in the Legislative Council and the Minister for Priority Precinct.

As Special Minister of State Mr Jennings will oversee government transparency, integrity, accountability and public sector administration and reform.

Mr Jennings is the Member for the South-Eastern Metropolitan Region. He has previously served as Deputy Leader of the Government and the Opposition in the Legislative Council, as well as the Shadow Minister for Health, Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Shadow Minister for Ambulance Services.

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The Hon Tim Pallas MPpallastimothy
Minister for Industrial Relations

Tim Pallas is the Minister for Industrial Relations.

Mr Pallas is also the Treasurer and Minister for Economic Development.

He is the Member for Werribee.



The Hon Robin Scott MP Robin Scott MP
Minister for Veterans

Robin Scott is the Victorian Minister for Veterans.

Mr Scott is also the Assistant Treasurer.

He has represented the electorate of Preston since 2006. Mr Scott served as the Shadow Minister for Finance and Shadow Minister for WorkCover from December 2010 and the Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs from December 2013.

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The Hon Gabrielle Williams MPwilliamsgabrielle
Minister for Women
Minister for Youth

Gabrielle Williams is the Victorian Minister for Women and Youth.

Ms Williams is also the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence.

She is the Member for Dandenong.

The Hon Richard Wynne MPrichardwynne
Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Richard Wynne is the Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs.

Mr Wynne is also the Minister for Planning and Minister for Housing.

He is the Member for Richmond. He has represented the electorate of Richmond since 1999. He has previously served as Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Housing and Minister for Local Government.

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Last updated on Friday, 21 December 2018