Structure of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment reports through its Secretary, John Whittington, to:

Sarah Courtney MP - Minister for Primary Industries and Water (including Crown Lands) and Minister for Racing

Will Hodgman MP - Minister for Parks and Minister for Heritage

Jacquie Petrusman MP - Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Aboriginal Heritage Act)

Elise Archer MP - Minister for Environment

Peter Gutwein MP - Minister for Local Government (Launceston Flood Risk Management Act only)


The Department is divided into the following organisational groupings:

  • Strategic Services; People and Culture; Biosecurity Tasmania; Natural and Cultural Heritage (includes Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania; Heritage Tasmania); Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens; Office of Racing Integrity
  • Parks and Wildlife Service
  • Land Tasmania; Water & Marine Resources; AgriGrowth Tasmania;  Inland Fisheries Service
  • EPA Tasmania

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