South West TAFE currently reports to the Victorian Parliament through the Hon. Peter
Hall, MLC, Minister for Higher Education and Skills. The Higher Education and Skills
Group is an office of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
(DEECD) which supports and facilitates access to training and tertiary education
opportunities so that Victorians can acquire higher skills that are utilised by,
and contribute to the success of, Victorian businesses.
The Institute is governed by a Board of Management (Board). The Board comprises
15 members with diverse skills, knowledge and experience. The objectives, powers
and functions of the Board are set out in the revised Constitution of the Board
(2007). The Board was established under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006.