Departments and agencies

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) delivers specialist policy advice to the Premier and ministers and supports the Cabinet process. It also has overarching responsibility for Commonwealth-state relations and manages the Premier’s Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agenda.

The department leads the implementation of South Australia’s strategic priorities and policy commitments in the areas of economic and social development, international relationships and strengthening engagement between government and the community.

The department provides leadership across government policy development on Aboriginal community support, multicultural affairs and veterans support and services. The department is also responsible for programs targeted at maximising the social and economic contribution made by the arts.

Chief Executive

Jim McDowell

Contact details



Street address

16th floor, State Administration Centre
200 Victoria Square

Postal address

GPO Box 2343
Adelaide SA 5001


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