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Our structure

A listing of Queensland Government departments and agencies with links to information about their roles, key people, structure, contact details and the Ministers relating to them.

Find contact details and the responsibilities of government ministers and assistant ministers.


Premier and Cabinet

Provides support and advice for the Premier and Cabinet and leads the public sector in delivering the government’s priorities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Supports the economic and social participation of culturally diverse communities across Queensland and provides whole-of-government leadership, coordination and monitoring in policy, program and service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.

Agriculture and Fisheries

Responsible for the agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries, including the provision of agricultural research, development and extension for the management of biological, animal welfare and product integrity risks.

Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Works to strengthen connections between individuals, families and communities by providing and investing in quality human services.

Education and Training

Delivers world-class education and training services and ensures that Queensland’s education and training systems are aligned to the state’s employment, skills and economic priorities.

Energy and Water Supply

Delivers innovative policy, planning and regulatory solutions in partnership with stakeholders to support cost-effective, safe, secure and reliable energy and water supplies.

Environment and Heritage Protection

Supports the sustainable, long-term economic development of Queensland by administering a range of environmental regulations and laws and ensuring compliance with them. The department is also responsible for identifying and conserving the state’s built heritage places.


Provides leadership and direction for the health sector, and creates an environment that encourages innovation and improvement in the delivery of health services.

Housing and Public Works

Delivers a range of housing, building and procurement services for Queenslanders, as well as delivering services to government agencies in the areas of construction, asset and facilities management, procurement and fleet management.

Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning

Delivers infrastructure and planning services to communities across Queensland. Supports strong, sustainable and resilient local governments, along with community planning, asset management and financial management to deliver improved capability.

Justice and Attorney-General

Responsible for administering justice in Queensland and delivers services to ensure safe, fair and productive work environments which contribute to the social and economic wellbeing of Queenslanders.

National Parks, Sport and Racing

Encourages active lifestyles by providing recreational and sporting opportunities through the management of national parks and marine protected areas, as well as the management of the racing industry.

Natural Resources and Mines

Enables the productive and responsible use of Queensland’s natural resources—water, land, mineral and energy resources—and provides a modernised natural resources business that will power-up regional Queensland.

Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Responsible for the police service, fire and rescue service, and disaster management.

Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is an independent central agency of government with key responsibilities for workforce policy, strategy, leadership and organisational performance across the Queensland public sector.

Science, Information Technology and Innovation

Works closely with all agencies to drive the government’s priorities in research, science, innovation, technology, intellectual property, service delivery.

State Development

Drives the economic development of Queensland by delivering on major projects and infrastructure, economic development.

Transport and Main Roads

Works to implement the planning, management and deliverance of Queensland’s integrated transport environment in order to achieve sustainable transport solutions for road, rail, air and sea.


Responsible for providing economic and financial advice to the government, as well as services to the community, to enhance the state’s financial position and economic performance.

Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games

The department is comprised of four key areas working to deliver outcomes for Queensland—Tourism Division, Small Business Division, Business Online Solutions, and the Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination.

Contacts, feedback and getting involved

Find contact details and the responsibilities of government ministers and assistant ministers.

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Provide feedback or make an enquiry by phone or email, or look up department postal addresses.

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Last updated
10 November, 2017
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