As of 1 February 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services will be separated into two new departments: the Department of Health (DH) and the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH). Please visit the DH and the DFFH websites for corporate information about the new departments. This website is being updated to reflect the changes to the Victorian Government and its Ministry.

Key staff

Department of Health secretary - Professor Euan Wallace AM

Professor Euan Wallace commenced as Secretary of the Department of Health in November 2020.

Euan is an academic obstetrician and gynaecologist by training. He has more than 30 years' experience in clinical practice and medical research, and 15 years' experience in clinical leadership and governance. He is a strong advocate for healthcare improvement and the consumer voice. 

For more information on Euan, see DH secretary on the DH website.

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing secretary - Sandy Pitcher

Sandy Pitcher is the Secretary of the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.

Sandy has had an extensive public sector career, holding senior executive roles in the Victorian, South Australian, and Commonwealth and British public sectors.

For more information on Sandy, see DFFH secretary on the DFFH website.