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Premier Daniel Andrews announced Jacinta Allan will be his new Deputy Premier

Premier’s pick becomes deputy, female frontbench contingent leads nation

Australia’s longest-serving female minister Jacinta Allan will be sworn in as Victoria’s deputy premier as part of a major pre-election reshuffle prompted by ministers’ resignations.

  • by Annika Smethurst and Benjamin Preiss


Jacinta Allan was first elected in 1999

Talent and experience not always enough to secure Labor job

Jacinta Allan, Victoria’s new deputy premier, is tipped to one day replace Daniel Andrews as the next Labor leader. But her rise has been anything but meteoric.

  • by Annika Smethurst
Is a career in racing next for Martin Pakula?

Is a career as a horseracing peacekeeper next for Martin Pakula?

Outgoing racing minister Martin Pakula could be the man to bring peace to the state feud between Racing Victoria and Racing NSW, according to former Victoria Racing Club chairman Amanda Elliott.

  • by Damien Ractliffe

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