South West TAFE is governed by a Board of Management (Board).
The Board comprises of 11 members (including the Board
Chair) with diverse skills, knowledge and experience. The
objectives, powers and functions of the Board are set out in
the revised Constitution of the Board (2013). The Board was
established under the Education and Training Reform Act
South West TAFE reports to the Victorian Parliament
through the Hon. Nick Wakeling MP, Minister for Higher
Education and Skills.
The Higher Education and Skills Group, a division of the
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development,
manages the Institute’s Performance Agreement with the
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) 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.