The Department of Housing forms part of the Housing portfolio of Western Australia’s public sector. It was designated as a department under section 35(1) of the Public Sector Management Act 1994, effective from 1 February 2009. This designation followed the transfer of the Works function of the former Department of Housing and Works to the Department of Finance.
The acting Director General of the Department of Housing is Paul Whyte. Mr Whyte is concurrently acting as Chief Executive Officer of the Housing Authority. The position of Director General of the Department of Housing reports to and is accountable to the Minister for Housing.
Office of the Director General
99 Plain Street
08 9222 4666