Creative Victoria is a division within the department and is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of State-owned agencies that play a leading role in Victoria’s creative industries and cultural life.
Victoria's public cultural institutions
Employment and Small Business
Victorian Small Business Commission
Sport and Recreation
The Sport and Recreation branch oversees the work of Sport and Recreation Victoria. The branch provides policy, strategy, grants administration, investment development and industry support.
The Office of Women in Sport and Recreation
The Office of Women in Sport and Recreation works alongside the Sport and Recreation branch. The Office provides policy, strategy and industry support to increase the number of women and girls participating in sport and active recreation, from grassroots through to senior leadership roles.
Tourism and Events
Tourism and Events provides governance and strategic support for major Victorian tourism entities. The group oversees and manages the government’s relationship with these entities to ensure they deliver on strategic objectives and contribute significantly to Victoria’s visitor economy. Collectively, these entities play a key role in positioning Victoria as a world-leading tourism destination
Global Victoria works with businesses to build their export capabilities and connect them to international opportunities through tailored programs, trade missions and a network of over 20 trade and investment offices around the world. The group advocates for the best policy settings so that Victorian companies can be competitive in the global arena. It also promotes Victoria as the best place for further study and skills development through the state's world-class universities and training institutions.
Invest Victoria fosters long term economic prosperity by enabling business opportunities and job creation for Victoria. Responsible for leading new entrant Foreign Direct Investment and investment opportunities of significance as well as enhancing the business investment environment, developing and providing whole-of-government levers and strengthening the governance of investment attraction activities.