Appointed ministers are responsible for the actions, successes and failures of their departments.
The Ministerial list contains information on the current Ministers of the Crown, and the portfolios and other responsibilities that they hold.
The Directory of Ministerial portfolios (provides a record of the departments and other agencies, votes and legislation associated with each Ministerial position.
In addition to their portfolio responsibilities, a number of Ministers have additional delegated responsibilities. The Schedule of responsibilities delegated to Ministers records the responsibilities formally delegated to Associate Ministers.
The Executive Council, by convention, comprises all Ministers of the Crown and is the highest formal instrument of government.