Group VRG 160
Energy and Resources II
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Date Range: 2006 - cont
 
Description of this GroupDescription of this Group
Following the re-election of the Bracks Government in November 2006, an Energy and Resources portfolio was established with the appointment of a Minister for Energy and Resources. The portfolio comprises the whole of the former Energy Industries portfolio (VRG 157) and the Resources portfolio (VRG 158).

The appointment was published in the Victorian Government Special Gazette number 315 (S315) on 1 December 2006.

All Acts previously assigned to the former Energy Industries and Resources portfolios were transferred to the newly appointed Minister for Energy and Resources on 5 December 2006, by Administrative Arrangements Order number 192. The order was published in the Victorian Government Special Gazette number 317 (S317) on 5 December 2006.

Acts assigned to the Minister at time of appointment:

Coal Mines (Pensions) 1958, excluding Part III (this part being administered by the Minister for Finance, Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission)
Electricity Industry 2000
Electricity Safety 1998
Energy Safe Victoria 2005
Extractive Industries Development 1995
Fuel Emergency 1977
Gas Industry 2001
Gas Pipelines Access (Victoria) 1998
Gas Safety 1997
Geothermal Energy Resources 2005
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) 1990
Mines 1958, excluding Division 2 of Part III, this being jointly administered with the Minister for Finance, Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission
Mines (Aluminium Agreement) 1961
National Electricity (Victoria) 2005
Nuclear Activities (Prohibitions) 1983
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) 1982
Petroleum 1998
Pipelines 1967
Pipelines 2005
State Electricity Commission 1958, Section 107 (the Act otherwise being administered by the Treasurer)
Underseas Mineral Resources 1963
Victorian Renewable Energy Act 2006

Acts transferred from the former Minister for Energy Industries:

Electricity Industry 2000
Electricity Safety 1998
Energy Safe Victoria 2005
Fuel Emergency 1977
Gas Industry 2001
Gas Pipelines Access (Victoria) 1998
Gas Safety 1997
National Electricity (Victoria) 2005
Nuclear Activities (Prohibitions) 1983
State Electricity Commission 1958, Section 107 (the Act otherwise being administered by the Treasurer)
Victorian Renewable Energy Act 2006

Acts transferred from the former Minister for Resources:

Coal Mines (Pensions) 1958, excluding Part III (these provisions being administered by the Minister for Finance)
Extractive Industries Development 1995
Geothermal Energy Resources 2005
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development Act) 1990
Mines 1958, Division 2 of Part III being jointly administered with the Minister for Workcover (the remainder having been administered solely by the Minister for Resources)
Mines (Aluminium Agreement) 1961
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) 1982
Petroleum 1998
Pipelines 1967
Pipelines 2005
Underseas Mineral Resources 1963

Minister(s):

Minister for Energy and Resources, 2006 - ct.

Previous Group(s):

VRG 157 Energy Industries 2002 - 2006.
VRG 158 Resources 2002 - 2006.
 
Other InformationOther Information
Agencies within this GroupAgencies within this Group
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Date within Group Agency Title Agency Number Agency Hierarchy
2006 - 2013 Department of Primary Industries VA 4563 Dept. of State
2006 - cont Geological Survey of Victoria VA 4118
2006 - cont Victorian Energy Networks Corporation (VENCorp) VA 4263 Other Instrumentalities
2006 - cont Energy Safe Victoria VA 4827
2013 - 2014 Department of State Development, Business and Innovation VA 5001
2015 - cont Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources VA 5034
Functions related to this GroupFunctions related to this Group
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Date within Group Function Title Function Number
2006 - cont Geological survey VF 24
2006 - cont Mining surveyors VF 25
2006 - cont Electric light and power VF 47
2006 - cont Mining VF 62
2006 - cont State electricity commission VF 145
2006 - cont Gas and fuel VF 148
2006 - cont Mining and extractive industries VF 151
2006 - cont Petroleum industry VF 152