Agencies and affiliates


Find out more about our agencies and affiliated government bodies.

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Statutory bodies

Accident Compensation Conciliation Service external-link.gif

The Accident Compensation Conciliation Service provides an independent service that uses the principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution to resolve worker's compensation disputes in Victoria. Conciliation is a key part of the Victorian worker's compensation scheme and, in most disputes, is a compulsory step before proceedings can be taken in court.

Emergency Services and State Super (ESSSuper) external-link.gif

ESSSuper manages Victoria’s major public sector superannuation schemes including the Emergency Services Superannuation Scheme and the former State Superannuation Fund. The Emergency Services Superannuation Board is the trustee of these schemes which provide benefits for approximately 150 000 current and former public sector employees.

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The Commission commenced operations on 1 January 2002 as Victoria’s independent economic regulator of prescribed essential utility services supplied by the electricity, gas, ports and rail freight industries. Since 1 January 2004 the Commission has also been responsible for the regulation of Victoria’s water and sewerage services.

State Electricity Commission of Victoria external-link.gif (trading as Vicpower Trading)

State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) was established in 1921 to supply electricity to Victoria. This role continued until 1993 when it was disaggregated into generation, transmission and distribution companies that were further split and privatised in the 1990s. However, the Electricity Supply Agreements with Portland and Point Henry aluminium smelters were retained by SECV, who under 'Vicpower Trading' continues as electricity supplier.

State Revenue Office external-link.gif

The State Revenue Office (SRO) is the Victorian Government's major tax collection agency. The SRO administers Victoria's taxation legislation and collects a range of taxes, duties and levies. These collections raise in excess of $11 billion in revenue for the Victoria Government. The SRO also administers the First Home Owner Grant, the First Home Bonus and the Unclaimed Moneys function.

Treasury Corporation of Victoria external-link.gif

Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV) is the central financing authority and financial adviser for the State of Victoria. TCV provides treasury services to those State and public authorities that have been accepted as participating authorities. It also provides deposit facilities, financing advice and analytical services to participating authorities, government departments, statutory authorities, government business enterprises and other parties at the direction of the Treasurer.

Victorian Funds Management Corporation external-link.gif

Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC) manages assets of over $35 billion for non-profit organisations and Victorian Government entities. It specialises in constructing client portfolios that deliver quality portfolio risk and return outcomes, using the services of leading specialist funds managers.

Victorian Government Purchasing Board external-link.gif

Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGPB) was established under the Financial Management Act 1994 and replaced the State Tender Board from 1 February 1995. The VGPB currently has eight members and meets bi-monthly to develop and approve policies, approve major requisitions from departments, and discuss related procurement policy and practice matters. Four of the VGPB members, including the Chairperson, are external appointees, and the remainder are appointed from government departments. VGPB reports to the Assistant Treasurer.

Victorian Managed Insurance Authority external-link.gif

Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) was established in 1996 under the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority Act. The VMIA assists State Government departments in the areas of risk management and acts as an insurer for departments and Government agencies.

Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) is the manager of Victoria's workplace safety system.

The responsibilities of the organisation are to help avoid workplace injuries occurring, enforce Victoria's occupational health and safety laws, provide reasonably priced insurance for employers, help injured workers back into the workforce and manage the workers' compensation scheme by ensuring the prompt delivery of appropriate services and adopting prudent financial practices.

Young Farmers' Finance Council external site icon

The Council was established in 1979 to assist young people to become established in farming. Through the Young Farmers' Finance Scheme it provides funds at a concessional interest rate for the purchase of stock, equipment and land.

State-owned enterprises

City West Water external-link.gif

City West Water is one of three retail water businesses in metropolitan Melbourne owned by the Victorian Government. It provides drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to residential, industrial and commercial customers in Melbourne’s Central Business District and inner and western suburbs.

South East Water external-link.gif

South East Water provides water and sewerage services to more than 1.5 million people in Melbourne’s south east.

State Trustees external-link.gif

State Trustees' core purpose is centred on helping people with their financial needs so they can make the most of their opportunities. This is achieved through the provision of a comprehensive range of will making, trustee, executor and personal financial administration products and services.

Transport Accident Commission external-link.gif

TAC is a Victorian Government-owned organisation set up in 1986. Its role is to pay for treatment and benefits for people injured in transport accidents. It is also involved in promoting road safety in Victoria and in improving Victoria's trauma system.

Yarra Valley Water external-link.gif

Yarra Valley Water provides water supply and sewerage services to over 1.6 million people and over 50 000 businesses in the northern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne.