Ministers

Overview

We provide support and services to two Ministers of the Victorian Government - the Treasurer and the Minister for Finance.


Treasurer Tim Pallas MP

Tim Pallas MP commenced as Treasurer of Victoria in December 2014. The Treasurer is the minister with oversight of government revenue and expenditure, including:

  • preparing and delivering the annual state budget;
  • promoting economic growth across the State of Victoria;
  • promoting and encouraging investment opportunities in Victoria from interstate and abroad;
  • developing the fiscal objectives and strategy for the State of Victoria;
  • overseeing the economic policy and economic strategy of the Government;
  • driving wages policy, which operates in conjunction with the industrial relations policies as developed and administered by the Industrial Relations Minister;
  • overseeing the planning and delivery of major infrastructure projects undertaken across government;
  • administering the Market-led Proposals Guideline, which provides the State with the means to access new and innovative ideas from the private sector;
  • revenue policy and collection for the State of Victoria, including stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax;
  • borrowing, investment and financial arrangements to hedge, protect and manage the State’s financial interests; and
  • providing investment and fund management services to the State and its statutory authorities.

Contact details

1 Treasury Place, East Melbourne, Victoria
Phone: (03) 9651 5201
Email: tim.pallas@parliament.vic.gov.au

Minister for Finance - Robin Scott MP

Robin Scott MP commenced as Minister for Finance in December 2014. The Minister’s primary responsibilities are:

  • WorkSafe Victoria, the statutory body that manages the insurance scheme for workplace accident compensation and rehabilitation, and occupational health and safety;
  • the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service;
  • the insurance operations of the Transport Accident Commission, the statutory body that manages the no fault insurance scheme for transport accident compensation and rehabilitation;
  • the State’s financial reporting and accountability framework;
  • whole of Victorian Government financial management and risk management frameworks;
  • whole of Victorian Government purchasing and procurement arrangements including oversight of the Victorian Government Purchasing Board;
  • overseeing the insurance policy for the State (the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority);
  • the Victorian Government’s data access and intellectual property policies;
  • overseeing superannuation policy for the State and oversight of the Emergency Services Superannuation Scheme;
  • the Victorian Government’s motor vehicle fleet;
  • whole of Victorian Government landholding policy and coordination of government land sales;
  • whole of Victorian Government accommodation planning and policies through the Shared Service Provider;
  • the Essential Services Commission, the independent economic regulator of the State’s essential services;
  • the Registrar of housing agencies, who regulates Victoria’s registered community housing agencies; and
  • overseeing the Victorian Asbestos Eradication Agency and Medical Panels.

Minister Scott is also Minister for Multicultural Affairs.


Contact details

Level 5, 1 Macarthur Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Phone: (03) 9651 1044
Email: robin.scott@parliament.vic.gov.au

Parliament of Victoria

www.parliament.vic.gov.au

Phone: 9651 8911
Fax: 9654 5284
Email: info@parliament.vic.gov.au