Mission and vision
Discover the department's mission and vision to support Victorians and the state's economic development.
Learn about the policies administered by the department, including protected disclosures and Aboriginal inclusion.
Read the department's strategic plan, which highlights a vision to create a productive, competitive and sustainable Victorian economy that contributes to a prosperous and inclusive society.
Our ministers and parliamentary secretaries
View a list of the department's ministers and parliamentary secretaries, covering portfolios such as agriculture, creative industries and regional development.
Read about the department's secretary, Richard Bolt, who has had a diverse career in public service, policy research, public advocacy and engineering.
See an overview of the department's structure, including the functions and contributions of each group.
Responsibilities and functions
Find out more about the department's regulatory and emergency functions in the areas of animal health, biosecurity, industrial relations and resources.
Discover which ministerial advisory bodies report in to the department.
Grants, awards and scholarships
Apply for a grant, award or scholarship in areas including creative industries, regional development, small business and trade.
View the list of public consultations conducted by the department, which address issues in areas such as animal welfare, industrial relations and small business regulation.