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, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Minister for Sport and Minister for WestConnex.

In April 2019 Stuart was appointed as Minister for Jobs, Investment, and Tourism alongside his existing role as Minister for Western Sydney.

Stuart is committed to achieving the NSW Government’s target of creating 250,000 jobs over the next four years. As Minister for Tourism, he is also committed to the Government’s target of doubling overnight visitor expenditure by 2020.

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.