Department of Transport (Western Australia)

The Department of Transport is a department of the Government of Western Australia that is responsible for implementing the state's vehicle licensing, maritime safety, taxi, ports, transport policies. It was formed on 1 July 2009.

Department of Transport
of Western Australia
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Agency overview
Formed1 July 2009
Preceding agencies
  • Department of Planning and Infrastructure
  • Department of Transport
JurisdictionGovernment of Western Australia
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Richard Sellers, Director General

It is one of three agencies reporting to the same Director General. The two other transport agencies are:

On 1 July 2009, the State Land Services and Pastoral Leases being transferred to the newly formed Department of Regional Development and Lands.

Directors GeneralEdit

The head of the Department of Transport is the Director General, who is responsible to the Public Sector Commissioner and the Director General of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.[1]

  • Menno Henneveld (Acting) (1 July 2009–3 May 2010)
  • Reece Waldock (3 May 2010–29 July 2016)
  • Richard Sellers (29 July 2016–)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Department of Transport (2009), Organisational structure, Western Australian Government, archived from the original on 9 October 2009

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