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

Treasurer Tim Pallas was elected to the Victorian Parliament in 2006 and is the State Member for Werribee.

Mr Pallas was Minister for Roads and Ports and Minister for Major Projects from 2006–2010 and was responsible for major infrastructure projects. These included the M1 upgrade, Deer Park bypass, Geelong Ring Road, the AAMI park development and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Prior to entering State politics, Mr Pallas was the Assistant Secretary of the ACTU.

Mr Pallas is married with two children. He is a passionate supporter of the Werribee Tigers, Western Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm.

As Treasurer of Victoria, his primary responsibilities are:

  • 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;
  • developing the economic policy 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

Mr Robin Scott is the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs in the Andrews Government.

Mr Scott served as the Shadow Minister for Finance and Shadow Minister for WorkCover since December 2010 and as the Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs since December 2013. He was also a member of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee.

Mr Scott has represented the electorate of Preston since 2006.

As Minister for Finance for Victoria, his 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 land management reform and coordination of government land sales;
  • whole of Victorian Government accommodation planning and policies through the Shared Service Provider;
  • economic regulation of the State’s essential services; and
  • regulating Victoria’s registered community housing agencies.

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