Posted on December 22, 2021 by Sue Puckeridge, Lindsay Taylor and

Update – New Planning Minister and Planning Secretary for New South Wales

On 20 December 2021, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet revealed the second Perrottet ministry for the State government. The details of the updated cabinet have been published in a Government Gazette which can be accessed here.

This major cabinet reshuffle marks the return of Anthony Roberts to the planning portfolio as the Minister for Planning. The Minister previously served in this role from 2017 to 2019. Minister Roberts takes over from Rob Stokes who becomes the new Minister for Cities, Infrastructure and Active Transport.

Following the cabinet reshuffle, it was announced that the State will also have a new planning secretary with Mick Cassel replacing Kiersten Fishburn to head the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.

Ms Fishburn has been appointed by Minister Stokes as the deputy secretary of Cities and Active Transport.

If you have any questions arising from this blog, please contact Dr Lindsay Taylor on 02 8235 9701 or Sue Puckeridge on 02 8235 9702.