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Ministers and their portfolios

Appointed ministers are responsible for the actions, successes and failures of their departments.

The Ministerial list contains information on the current Ministers of the Crown, and the portfolios and other responsibilities that they hold.

The Directory of Ministerial portfolios (provides a record of the departments and other agencies, votes and legislation associated with each Ministerial position.

In addition to their portfolio responsibilities, a number of Ministers have additional delegated responsibilities. The Schedule of responsibilities delegated to Ministers records the responsibilities formally delegated to Associate Ministers.

The Executive Council, by convention, comprises all Ministers of the Crown and is the highest formal instrument of government.

In this section

  • Ministerial List

    The Ministerial List contains information on the current Ministers of the Crown, and the portfolios and other responsibilities that they hold.

  • Ministerial portfolios

    The ministerial portfolios directory provides a record of the departments and other agencies, votes and legislation associated with each ministerial position.

  • Register of Assigned Legislation

    Legislation administered by Ministers and Departments as authorised by the Prime Minister.

    As at 15 September 2017.

  • Delegations

    The Schedule of Responsibilities Delegated to Associate Ministers provides a summary list of the responsibilities that portfolio Ministers have delegated to Associate Ministers.

  • Annual Ministers' interests releases

    Proactive release of information about management of ministerial conflicts of interest

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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