The department and its constituent authorities report to the following Ministers.
Hon Rita Saffioti BBus MLA
Deputy Premier; Treasurer; Minister for Transport; Tourism
Rita Saffioti was elected to State Parliament in 2008 for the electorate of West Swan, and became a Shadow Minister in 2013.
In 2017, Rita was appointed Minister for Transport and Planning in the McGowan Government.
Read Rita Saffioti's full biography on the Western Australian Government website.
Hon Reece Whitby MLA
Minister for Environment; Climate Action
Reece Whitby was elected as the Member for Baldivis in March 2017 - becoming the first local member for the new electorate. Reece was re-elected as the Member for Baldivis in March 2021. He was sworn in as the Minister for Emergency Services; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Volunteering in the McGowan Government on 19 March 2021. He became Minister for Environment; and Climate Action on 21 December 2021.
Read Reece Whitby's full biography on the Western Australian Government website.