Premier Jacinta Allan unveils new cabinet

Victoria’s new premier Jacinta Allan has named her cabinet following the resignation of Dan Andrews last week.

Jacinta Allan

Sonya Kilkenny retains her responsibilities as Minister for Planning and also becomes Minister for the Suburbs, charged with implementing planning reforms from the state’s Housing Statement.

Harriet Shing will oversee the Big Housing Build as Minister for Housing while retaining the Water and Equality portfolios. 

Colin Brooks will also play a significant role in the implementation of the Housing Statement, becoming Minister for Development Victoria and Minister for Precincts, as well as Minister for Creative Industries .

Deputy Premier Ben Carroll will become Minister for Education, and  Minister for Medical Research.

Tim Pallas adds Minister for Economic Growth to his continuing role as Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations.

Lizzie Blandthorn takes on the roles of Minister for Children and Minister for Disability.

Natalie Hutchins is appointed Minister for Jobs and Industry, and will work towards Treaty negotiations with the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria as Minister for Treaty and First Peoples. She also remains Minister for Women.

Ingrid Stitt will become Minister for Mental Health, Minister for Ageing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs, with the Multicultural Affairs portfolio moving the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Danny Pearson will become Minister for Transport Infrastructure and Minister for the Suburban Rail Loop, and retains his responsibilities as Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Worksafe and the TAC.

Mary-Anne Thomas  adds the Ambulance Services portfolio to her responsibilities as Minister for Health and Minister for Health Infrastructure.

Gabrielle Williams is the new Minister for Government Services, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Minister for Public and Active Transport.

Steve Dimopolous adds Minister for the Environment and Minister for Outdoor Recreation to his role as Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events. 

Gayle Tierney will become Minister for Skills and TAFE, and  Minister for Regional Development.

Ros Spence is Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Carers and Volunteers, as well as retaining her responsibilities as Minister for Community Sport

Vicki Ward has been promoted to Cabinet as Minister for Prevention of Family Violence and Minister for Employment. 

Lily D’Ambrosio will continue to oversee Victoria’s energy transition as Minister for Climate Action, Minister for Energy and Resources and Minister for the State Electricity Commission.

Attorney General Jaclyn Symes , Minister for Police Anthony Carbines and Minister for Corrections Enver Erdogan keep their portfolios. 

Melissa Horne continues as Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Minister for Local Government and Minister for Casino, Gaming and Liquor Regulation. 

Natalie Suleyman remains Minister for Veterans, Minister for Youth and Minister for Small Business. 

A number of Machinery of Government changes will come into force from from early 2024.

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