Steve Dimopoulos MP gets extra portfolios in Victorian cabinet re-shuffle

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The Victorian Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Steve Dimopoulos, has taken on the extra portfolios of Minister for Environment and Outdoor Recreation following a cabinet reshuffle by Victoria’s new Premier Jacinta Allan.

Ms Allan was sworn in as Victoria’s 49th premier on Wednesday last week, a day after Daniel Andrews announced his resignation.

In a post on Twitter, Steve Dimopoulos MP shared his pride to be part of Ms Allan’s team as Minister for Environment and Outdoor Recreation alongside Major Events, Sport and Tourism.

“There are great challenges in these areas, but I’m proud to be part of a team that is focused on addressing each as an opportunity to build a better state,” Mr Dimopoulos said.

Mr Dimopoulos will join a new cabinet which features many existing and new faces. Key portfolio roles including planning, police and health have remained the same.

Jacinta Allan’s new Ministry:

  • Ben Carroll, Minister for Education, Minister for Medical Research
  • Tim Pallas, Treasurer, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Economic Growth
  • Sonya Kilkenny, Planning Minister, Minister for the Suburbs
  • Harriet Shing, Minister for Housing, Minister for Water, Minister for Equality
  • Colin Brooks, Minister for Development Victoria, Minister for Precincts, Minister for Creative Industries
  • Lizzie Blandthorn, Minister for Children, Minister for Disability, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council
  • Natalie Hutchins, Minister for Women, Minister for Jobs and Industry, Minister for Treaty and First Peoples
  • Ingrid Stitt, Minister for Mental Health, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Multicultural Affairs
  • Danny Pearson, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Minister for the Suburban Rail Loop
  • Mary-Anne Thomas, Leader of the House, Minister for Health, Minister for Health Infrastructure, Minister for Ambulance Service
  • Gabrielle Williams, Minister for Government Services, Minister for Public and Active Transport, Minister for Consumer Affairs
  • Steve Dimopolous, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Minister for Environment, Minister for Outdoor Recreation
  • Gayle Tierney, Minister for Skills and TAFE, Minister for Regional Development
  • Ros Spence, Minister for Agriculture, Minister for Carers and Volunteers, Minister for Community Sport
  • Vicki Ward, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Minister for Employment
  • Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Climate Action, Energy and Resources, Minister for the State Electricity Commission
  • Jaclyn Symes, Attorney-General, Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council
  • Anthony Carbines, Minister for Police
  • Enver Erdogan, Minister for Corrections
  • Melissa Horne, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Minister for Ports and Frieght, Minister for Local Government, Minister for Casino, Gaming and Liquor Regulation
  • Natalie Suleyman, Minister for Veterans, Minster for Youth and Minister for Small Business
  • Steve McGhie, Cabinet Secretary

Source: ABC News.

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