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Department of Premier and Cabinet


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About DPAC

The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC) is the central agency of the Tasmanian State Government. The Department provides a broad range of services to Cabinet, other members of Parliament, Government agencies and the community.

The Department works closely with the public sector, the community, local government, the Australian Government and other state and territory governments.


A highly valued partner that puts the best interests of Tasmania at the heart of everything we do.

Our purpose

To lead the State Service in supporting government to achieve the best possible outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

Our Role

We work in partnership with the communities we serve and the agencies we lead to:

  • Provide public policy services
  • Deliver government information and services
  • Manage inter-governmental relations
  • Lead and coordinate whole-of-government initiatives
  • Support the machinery of government
  • Administer statutory responsibilities
  • Deliver programs to improve the wellbeing of Tasmanians
  • Support the Tasmanian State Service

To find out more about the Department's priorities, read the DPAC Strategic Plan 2019-22.

Our values

  • Excellence:  In DPAC we strive for excellence at all times.
  • Customer Focus:  In DPAC our customers are at the centre of what we do and how we do it.
  • Working together:  In DPAC we support and respect one another and work with others to achieve results.
  • Professional:  In DPAC we act with integrity and are accountable and transparent.

Annual Report 2019-20

The DPAC Annual Report 2019-20 contains detailed information on the Department’s performance and significant achievements over the past financial year.

DPAC COVID-19 Safety Plan

The DPAC COVID-19 Safety Plan provides guidelines and direction for DPAC employees, Ministerial and Parliamentary Support, visitors, consultants, contractors, clients and customers on the steps required to provide a safe and healthy environment in our workplaces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.