The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) consists of three service delivery groups and two enabling groups.
Employment, Investment and Trade group
The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy. Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms. The group works closely with businesses, including primary producers, to open up new trade opportunities, improve productivity through innovation and skills, develop economic infrastructure and remove impediments to growth. The group also delivers programs aimed at supporting workers affected by industry changes to transition into new jobs as well as providing opportunities for disadvantaged job-seekers to participate in employment.
Transport for Victoria
Transport For Victoria is a new umbrella organisation that will have overarching responsibility for the whole transport portfolio and sits within the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
Transport For Victoria will bring together the integrated planning, management and coordination of Victoria's transport system and the provision of integrated advice to government. Transport For Victoria will provide an approach that recognises and responds to the needs of users and communities.
VicRoads, Public Transport Victoria and other transport agencies all come under the Transport For Victoria umbrella.
Delivers transport infrastructure projects.
- Delivering significant transport infrastructure projects including the Melbourne Metro Rail Project, the Level Crossing Removal Project, the West Gate Tunnel Project and the Mernda Rail Extension.
Strategy and Planning group
Strategically plan, research, analyse and manage knowledge, deliver strategic projects, coordinate the government's emergency response, and undertake strategic communications and engagement with Commonwealth, state and local governments.
Corporate Services group
Support the department's critical business functions and provide strategic advice to drive performance and improve financial sustainability of the department and portfolio agencies.
Page last updated: 12 April 2017