Chart of the Western Australian Government

This chart reflects current ministries and includes all Departments, SES agencies, Schedule 1 entities, and a sample of Non-SES organisations.

Ministry:

Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of the Premier and Cabinet Department 1
Public Sector Commission Department arrow, 1
Lotteries Commission (Lotterywest) SES Agency 1
Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment Non-SES Organisation (sample only)
Parliamentary Commissioner for Administrative Investigations (State Ombudsman) Non-SES Organisation (sample only) arrow, 1, 3
Salaries and Allowances Tribunal Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Electorate Offices Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation)
Gold Corporation Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1
Governor’s Establishment Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) arrow
Department of State Development Department 1
State Supply Commission SES Agency 1
Western Australian Building Management Authority Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
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Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Health Department star, 1
Animal Resources Authority Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Health Professional Registration Boards (4) Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Health and Disability Services Complaints Office Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
The Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre Trust Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Western Australian Health Promotion Foundation (Healthway) Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Mental Health Commission Department 1
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Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development; Jobs and Trade
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Regional Development Department 1
Gascoyne Development Commission SES Agency 1
Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission SES Agency 1
Great Southern Development Commission SES Agency 1
Kimberley Development Commission SES Agency 1
Mid West Development Commission SES Agency 1, 2
Peel Development Commission SES Agency 1
Pilbara Development Commission SES Agency 1
South West Development Commission SES Agency 1, 2
Wheatbelt Development Commission SES Agency 1
Department of Agriculture and Food Department 1
Rural Business Development Corporation SES Agency 1
Agricultural Produce Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Veterinary Surgeons’ Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Western Australian Meat Industry Authority Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1, 2
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Minister for Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering; Sport and Recreation
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Sport and Recreation Department 1
Combat Sports Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 4
Western Australian Sports Centre Trust Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
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Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Lands Department 1
Western Australian Land Information Authority (Landgate) SES Agency 1
Western Australian Land Authority (LandCorp) Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 2
Department of Planning Department 1
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority SES Agency 1, 2
Western Australian Planning Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Department of Transport Department 1
Commissioner of Main Roads SES Agency 1
Public Transport Authority of Western Australia SES Agency 1
Port Authorities (5) Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 2, 3
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Minister for Education and Training
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Education Department 1
Department of Education Services Department star, 1
Country High School Hostels Authority SES Agency 1
School Curriculum and Standards Authority SES Agency 1
Trustees of Public Education Endowment Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Universities (5) Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) diamond, 1
Department of Training and Workforce Development Department 1
Colleges est. under Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 (5) SES Agency 1
Building and Construction Industry Training Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
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Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Fire and Emergency Services Department 1
Department of Corrective Services Department 1
Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services Department arrow, 1
The Office of Emergency Management Department
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Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Energy; Aboriginal Affairs
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Aboriginal Affairs Department 1
Department of Treasury Department star, 1
Office of the Auditor General Department arrow, 1
Economic Regulation Authority SES Agency 4
Government Employees Superannuation Board (GESB) SES Agency 1, 2
Insurance Commission of Western Australia SES Agency 1, 2
Parliamentary Superannuation Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only)
Western Australian Treasury Corporation Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1, 2
Electricity Corporations (3) Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 3
Western Australian Energy Disputes Arbitrator Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1
Department of Finance Department star, 1
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Minister for Housing; Veterans Issues; Youth
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Housing Department 1
Housing Authority SES Agency 1
Country Housing Authority SES Agency 1
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Minister for Environment; Disability Services
Organisation name PSM Status
Disability Services Commission Department target, 1
Department of Environment Regulation Department 1
Department of Parks and Wildlife Department 1
Office of the Environmental Protection Authority Department 1
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority SES Agency 1
Zoological Parks Authority SES Agency 1
Conservation and Parks Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Environmental Protection Authority Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Keep Australia Beautiful Council (WA) Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
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Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science
Organisation name PSM Status
Chemistry Centre (WA) SES Agency 1
Department of Water Department 1
Water Corporation Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 3
Bunbury Water Corporation Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1
Busselton Water Corporation Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1, 2
Forest Products Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1, 2
Department of Fisheries Department 1
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer Department
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Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and the Arts
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of Culture and the Arts Department 1
Perth Theatre Trust SES Agency 1, 2
The Board of the Art Gallery of Western Australia SES Agency 1
The Library Board of Western Australia SES Agency 1
The Western Australian Museum SES Agency 1
State Records Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) arrow, 4
Department of Local Government and Communities Department 1
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board SES Agency 1, 2
Heritage Council of Western Australia Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Department of the State Heritage Office Department 1
The National Trust of Australia (WA) Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
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Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs
Organisation name PSM Status
Rottnest Island Authority SES Agency 1, 2
Western Australian Tourism Commission SES Agency 1
Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor Department 1
Burswood Park Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Liquor Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only)
Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal of Western Australia Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Racing and Wagering Western Australia Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1, 2
Western Australian Greyhound Racing Association Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation) 1
Small Business Development Corporation SES Agency 1
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Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services
Organisation name PSM Status
Department for Child Protection and Family Support Department 1
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Minister for Police; Road Safety
Organisation name PSM Status
Police Service (Western Australia Police) Department 1
Police Force Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation)
Road Safety Commission Department 1
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Attorney General
Organisation name PSM Status
Department of the Attorney General Department 1
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Department 1
Professional Standards Council SES Agency 1
Commissioner for Children and Young People Non-SES Organisation (sample only) arrow, 1
Commissioner for Equal Opportunity Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1, 3
Corruption and Crime Commission Non-SES Organisation (sample only) arrow, 1
Law Reform Commission of Western Australia Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Legal Aid Commission of Western Australia Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Legal Practice Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Office of the Information Commissioner Non-SES Organisation (sample only) arrow, 1, 3
Office of the Public Advocate Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Public Trust Office Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
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Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement
Organisation name PSM Status
Western Australian Electoral Commission Department 1
Department of Commerce Department star, 1
Department of the Registrar Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission Department 1
WorkCover Western Australia Authority SES Agency 1
Plumbers Licensing Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Construction Industry Long Service Leave Payments Board Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 1
Commission for Occupational Safety and Health (WorkSafe) Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Architects Board of Western Australia Non-SES Organisation (sample only) 3
Department of Mines and Petroleum Department 1
Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia SES Agency 1
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Key to Numbers

(Status in Other Key legislation)

Must report under the Financial Management Act 2006

Listed in Schedule 1 of the Statutory Corporations (Liability of Directors) Act 1996

Must produce a financial report and report on operations under their own legislation (sample only)

The entity’s enabling legislation requires reporting in accordance with the Financial Management Act 2006

Key to Symbols

(Notes on Specific Agencies)

arrow Reports directly to Parliament

star Reports to multiple Ministers

diamond The University of Notre Dame is required to report on expenditure to the Minister

target The Disability Services Commission is both a Department and a Senior Executive Service Agency

Key to Colours

(Public Sector Management Act 1994 status)

Department SES Agency
Non-SES Organisation (sample only) Schedule 1 Entity (not an organisation)