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Gill Callister

Secretary of the Department of Education and Training, Victoria, Australia


Gill Callister has served as secretary of Victoria's Department of Education and Training since 2015. As secretary, Gill manages a $12 billion budget and leads 2,300 corporate staff to deliver and improve early childhood, school education, and vocational and higher education services across Victoria. She employs a further 55,000 staff in government schools. Prior to joining the Department, Gill was the secretary of Victoria's Department of Human Services (2009 -2014), where she was responsible for the delivery of child protection, disability, youth, housing and family violence services.

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