Our Minister

11 October 2011

The Hon. Stuart Ayres MP

Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade
Minister for Sport and Tourism
Minister for 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, Minister for Jobs, Minister for Tourism and Major Events and Minister for WestConnex.

In December 2021, Stuart was appointed as Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade, Minister for Tourism and Sport and Minister for Western Sydney.

Stuart is committed to achieving jobs growth and innovation across the 24-hour economy, trade and export opportunities, defence industries, scale-ups and start-ups. As Minister for Tourism, he is also committed to the Government’s bold vision for NSW to be the Premier Visitor Economy of the Asia Pacific by 2030.

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.