Our Minister

11 October 2011

The Hon. Stuart Ayres MP

Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney

Stuart Ayres was elected to the NSW Parliament in 2010, representing the seat of Penrith.

Since his election, Stuart has held various portfolios including Minister for Fair Trading, Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events.

In January 2017 Stuart was appointed as Minister for WestConnex and Minister for Western Sydney alongside his existing role as Minister for Sport.

As well as delivering the largest infrastructure project in the country in WestConnex, Stuart is delivering on the NSW Government’s Stadia Strategy and implementing the ‘Active Kids’ rebate, which will put $100 a year back in the pocket of all parents for every school aged child they enrol in sport and support the Premier’s priority to reduce overweight and obesity rates of children by five per cent over 10 years.

As Minister for Western Sydney, Stuart is responsible for driving the NSW Government’s engagement in the Western Sydney City Deal and the development of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, which will shape the development of Australia’s first 21st Century city based around the new airport.