The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) was established by the Victorian Government on 1 January 2015.
The government created the department to bring together many of the key functions that drive economic development and job creation across Victoria. These include transport and ports, investment attraction and facilitation, trade, innovation, regional development and small business, together with key services to sectors such as agriculture, the creative industries, resources and tourism.
The department supports eight ministers, spans twelve portfolios and operates in more than 80 locations in Victoria and 22 offices around the world.
Mission and vision
Details the vision and mission statement for the department.
The department operates within a whole-of-government policy framework environment, as well as developing and administering policies specific to the organisation.
The department's strategic plan highlights our overall vision to create a productive, competitive and sustainable Victorian economy that contributes to a prosperous and inclusive society.
Our ministers and parliamentary secretaries
The department reports to eight parliamentary ministers covering a range of portfolios.
Provides information on Secretary Richard Bolt, who has had a diverse career in public service, policy research, public advocacy and engineering.
Details of the department's structure, which consists of five service delivery groups and three enabling groups.
Responsibilities and functions
In order to deliver on its vision of a productive, competitive and sustainable Victorian economy, the department provides regulation of relevant industries as well as emergency management functions.
The department's advisory bodies report either directly to the minister responsible or to the department.
Grants, awards and scholarships
Provides information about the department’s grants, tenders and awards.
Summarises the numerous public consultations conducted by the department to address a wide range of key questions and issues.