Under the Parks Victoria Act 2018, Parks Victoria's responsibilities are to provide services to the state and its agencies for the management of parks, reserves and other land under the control of the state, including waterways land (within the meaning of the Water Industry Act 1994), for the purposes of conservation, recreation, leisure, tourism or water transport. The minister responsible for administering the Parks Victoria Act is the Minister for Environment.
Parks Victoria’s responsibilities for the provision of services to the state are set out in Management Agreements between Parks Victoria, the Secretaries to the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) and the Department of Transport and Planning (DTP) and the relevant Ministers:
- The Hon. Steve Dimopoulos MP, Minister for Environment;
- The Hon. Melissa Horne MP, Minister for Ports and Freight.