Responsibilities

Portrait Josef Ostermayer

© Johannes Zinner

Josef Ostermayer was sworn in as Federal Minister by Federal President Heinz Fischer on 16 December 2013. Since 1 March 2014 he acts as Federal Minister for Arts, Culture, Constitution and Public Service. In this capacity, he is responsible for the following tasks:

  • coordination of arts affairs
  • coordination of cultural affairs
  • affairs concerning the Constitution
  • affairs concerning the public administration
  • public service
  • media affairs
  • affairs concerning the archives and federal museums

In Faymann’s Cabinet I (period 2008 to 2013), Mr. Josef Ostermayer held the position of the State Secretary in the Federal Chancellery.