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Ministers and shadow ministers

Lists of ministers, shadow ministers and other office holders

Government ministry

Ministers are government members chosen by the Premier and their party to take on extra responsibilities. Ministers are drawn from both Houses and are responsible for one or more policy areas, known as portfolios. Ministers form the Cabinet and are responsible to Parliament for their portfolio areas and are responsible for the government department relevant to their portfolio. Ministers often have more than one portfolio.

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Jacinta Allan

Jacinta Allan

Premier

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Ben Carroll

Ben Carroll

Minister for Education

Minister for Medical Research

Deputy Premier

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Lizzie Blandthorn

Lizzie Blandthorn

Minister for Children

Minister for Disability

Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council

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Colin Brooks

Colin Brooks

Minister for Development Victoria

Minister for Precincts

Minister for Creative Industries

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Anthony Carbines

Anthony Carbines

Minister for Police

Minister for Crime Prevention

Minister for Racing

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Lily D'Ambrosio

Lily D'Ambrosio

Minister for Climate Action

Minister for Energy and Resources

Minister for the State Electricity Commission

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Steve Dimopoulos

Steve Dimopoulos

Minister for Environment

Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events

Minister for Outdoor Recreation

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Enver Erdogan

Enver Erdogan

Minister for Corrections

Minister for Youth Justice

Minister for Victim Support

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Melissa Horne

Melissa Horne

Minister for Casino, Gaming and Liquor Regulation

Minister for Local Government

Minister for Ports and Freight

Minister for Roads and Road Safety

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Natalie Hutchins

Natalie Hutchins

Minister for Jobs and Industry

Minister for Treaty and First Peoples

Minister for Women

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Sonya Kilkenny

Sonya Kilkenny

Minister for Planning

Minister for the Suburbs

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Tim Pallas

Tim Pallas

Treasurer

Minister for Industrial Relations

Minister for Economic Growth

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Danny Pearson

Danny Pearson

Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Minister for the Suburban Rail Loop

Assistant Treasurer

Minister for WorkSafe and the TAC

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Harriet Shing

Harriet Shing

Minister for Housing

Minister for Water

Minister for Equality

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Ros Spence

Ros Spence

Minister for Agriculture

Minister for Community Sport

Minister for Carers and Volunteers

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Ingrid Stitt

Ingrid Stitt

Minister for Mental Health

Minister for Ageing

Minister for Multicultural Affairs

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Natalie Suleyman

Natalie Suleyman

Minister for Veterans

Minister for Small Business

Minister for Youth

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Jaclyn Symes

Jaclyn Symes

Attorney-General

Minister for Emergency Services

Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council

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Mary-Anne Thomas

Mary-Anne Thomas

Minister for Health

Minister for Health Infrastructure

Minister for Ambulance Services

Leader of the House

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Gayle Tierney

Gayle Tierney

Minister for Skills and TAFE

Minister for Regional Development

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Vicki Ward

Vicki Ward

Minister for Prevention of Family Violence

Minister for Employment

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Gabrielle Williams

Gabrielle Williams

Minister for Government Services

Minister for Consumer Affairs

Minister for Public and Active Transport

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Shadow ministry

Shadow ministers are members of the Opposition who have responsibility for one or more policy areas, known as portfolios. Shadow ministers scrutinise the policies and actions of the corresponding minister and are the Opposition’s main spokespeople on those topics. They also present alternative ideas and policies about their portfolio area.

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John Pesutto

John Pesutto

Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Leader of the Opposition

Leader of the Liberal Party

Leader of the Liberal and Nationals Coalition

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Peter Walsh

Peter Walsh

Shadow Minister for Regional Development

Shadow Minister for Local Government

Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Deputy Leader of the Coalition

Leader of The Nationals

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David Southwick

David Southwick

Shadow Minister for Major Projects

Shadow Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Cost of Living

Deputy Leader of the Opposition

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party

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Emma Kealy

Emma Kealy

Shadow Minister for Agriculture

Shadow Minister for Mental Health

Deputy Leader of The Nationals

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Georgie Crozier

Georgie Crozier

Shadow Minister for Health

Shadow Minister for Ambulance Services

Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council

Leader of the Liberal Party in the Legislative Council

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Evan Mulholland

Evan Mulholland

Shadow Minister for Home Ownership and Housing Affordability

Shadow Minister for Outer Suburban Growth

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the Legislative Council

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Brad Battin

Brad Battin

Shadow Minister for Police

Shadow Minister for Youth Justice

Shadow Minister for Crime Prevention and Victim Support

Shadow Minister for Criminal Justice Reform

Shadow Minister for Corrections

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Roma Britnell

Roma Britnell

Shadow Minister for Ports and Freight

Shadow Minister for Boating and Fishing

Shadow Minister for Child Protection

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Tim Bull

Tim Bull

Shadow Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers

Shadow Minister for Racing

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs

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David Davis

David Davis

Shadow Minister for Energy, Affordability and Security

Shadow Minister for the SEC

Shadow Minister for the Arts and Creative Industries

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Sam Groth

Sam Groth

Shadow Minister for Tourism, Sport and Events

Shadow Minister for Youth

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Matthew Guy

Matthew Guy

Shadow Minister for Public Transport

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David Hodgett

David Hodgett

Shadow Special Minister of State

Shadow Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations

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Tim McCurdy

Tim McCurdy

Shadow Minister for Water

Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs

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Cindy McLeish

Cindy McLeish

Shadow Minister for Women

Shadow Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence

Shadow Minister for Small Business

Shadow Minister for WorkCover and the TAC

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James Newbury

James Newbury

Shadow Minister for Planning

Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change

Shadow Minister for Equality

Manager of Opposition Business

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Danny O'Brien

Danny O'Brien

Shadow Minister for Casino, Gaming and Liquor Regulation

Shadow Minister for Roads and Road Safety

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Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien

Shadow Attorney-General

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Brad Rowswell

Brad Rowswell

Shadow Treasurer

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Richard Riordan

Richard Riordan

Shadow Minister for Emergency Services

Shadow Minister for Housing

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Bridget Vallence

Bridget Vallence

Shadow Minister for Industry

Shadow Minister for Tertiary Education

Shadow Minister for Manufacturing

Shadow Minister for Innovation

Shadow Minister for Skills and Training

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Jess Wilson

Jess Wilson

Shadow Minister for Finance

Shadow Minister for Economic Reform and Regulation

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood and Education

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Greens portfolios

Minor parties often allocate policy areas, known as portfolios, to their members of Parliament. As the spokesperson for that portfolio they present alternative ideas and policies about their portfolio area. They also scrutinise the policies and actions of the corresponding minister and shadow minister.

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Samantha Ratnam

Samantha Ratnam

Leader of The Victorian Greens

Spokesperson for First Nations Justice

Spokesperson for Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism

Spokesperson for Public and Affordable Housing

Spokesperson for Women, Gender Equality and Family Violence

Spokesperson for Sustainable Cities and Planning

Spokesperson for Child Protection

Spokesperson for Veterans

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Ellen Sandell

Ellen Sandell

Deputy Leader of the Victorian Greens

Manager of Greens Business in the Legislative Assembly

Spokesperson for Climate Change and Emissions

Spokesperson for Biodiversity, Environment and Forests

Spokesperson for Gas and Resources

Spokesperson for Emergency Service and Climate Disaster Preparedness

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Katherine Copsey

Katherine Copsey

Deputy Party Room Chair

Spokesperson for Justice

Spokesperson for Transport

Spokesperson for Gambling Harm Reduction

Spokesperson for Animal Protection

Spokesperson for Major Events

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Gabrielle de Vietri

Gabrielle de Vietri

Party Room Chair

Spokesperson for Renters Rights and Consumer Affairs

Spokesperson for LGBTIQA+ Equality

Spokesperson for Arts

Spokesperson for Waste and Circular Economy

Spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services

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Sam Hibbins

Sam Hibbins

Spokesperson for Treasury

Spokesperson for Economic Justice

Spokesperson for Industrial Relations

Spokesperson for Community Services

Spokesperson for Sport

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Sarah Mansfield

Sarah Mansfield

Spokesperson for Health Services and Reproductive Health

Spokesperson for Water

Spokesperson for Agriculture

Spokesperson for Rural and Regional Communities

Spokesperson for Local Government

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Aiv Puglielli

Aiv Puglielli

The Victorian Greens Whip - Legislative Council

Spokesperson for Young People

Spokesperson for Education

Spokesperson for Legal Cannabis and Drug Harm Reduction

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Tim Read

Tim Read

Spokesperson for Coal Transition

Spokesperson for Integrity

Spokesperson for Population Health

Spokesperson for Mental Health

Spokesperson for Ageing

Spokesperson for Science and Research

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Parliamentary secretaries

Parliamentary secretaries are government members who assist ministers with their portfolio responsibilities.

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Steve McGhie

Steve McGhie

Cabinet Secretary

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Josh Bull

Josh Bull

Parliamentary Secretary for Level Crossing Removals

Parliamentary Secretary for Transport

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Darren Cheeseman

Darren Cheeseman

Parliamentary Secretary for Education

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Chris Couzens

Chris Couzens

Parliamentary Secretary for First Peoples

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Paul Edbrooke

Paul Edbrooke

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer

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Bronwyn Halfpenny

Bronwyn Halfpenny

Parliamentary Secretary for Jobs

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Katie Hall

Katie Hall

Parliamentary Secretary for Housing

Parliamentary Secretary for Creative Industries

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Paul Hamer

Paul Hamer

Parliamentary Secretary for Economic Development

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Nathan Lambert

Nathan Lambert

Parliamentary Secretary for Children

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Tim Richardson

Tim Richardson

Parliamentary Secretary for Health Infrastructure

Parliamentary Secretary for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

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Michaela Settle

Michaela Settle

Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture

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Nick Staikos

Nick Staikos

Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs

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Nina Taylor

Nina Taylor

Parliamentary Secretary for Justice

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Kat Theophanous

Kat Theophanous

Parliamentary Secretary for Women's Health

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Iwan Walters

Iwan Walters

Parliamentary Secretary for Disability

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Sheena Watt

Sheena Watt

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Action

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Representing ministers

Each minister is a member of either the Legislative Assembly or the Legislative Council (the Houses). Each portfolio that the minister holds is represented by another minister in the other House. Download this list to check who is the representing minister.

Ministers representing list