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Cities Policy Development Timeline

2010 – Gave Maiden Speech to Parliament. Extract focussing on strategic planning to optimise nation’s development.

2011 – Formed Sustainable Cities Taskforce reporting to Greg Hunt. Report circulated October 2011.

2012 – Penned opinion piece on the importance of strategic planning.

2012 – Appointed Chair, Vision 2020 Policy Taskforce, reporting to Andrew Robb. Focus on strategic infrastructure for regional and city development.

2013 – Appointed Chair, House Standing Committee on Tax & Revenue. Research on use of Capital Gains Tax capture to fund strategic development.

2013 – Appointed Chair, Backbench Policy Committee on Infrastructure & Regional Development. Tasked with identification of pilot project opportunities to test value capture.

2014 – Formed High Speed Rail Delivery Taskforce to promote strategic policy discussions on nation building opportunities from HSR.

2014 – Appointed Chair, House Standing Committee on Economics. Commenced Inquiry into Home Ownership with focus on affordability and metro/suburban city/country imbalance.

2015 – Presented CGT Capture Concept to National Infrastructure Cabinet Committee.

2015 – Gave speech on Infrastructure Deficit and Funding Opportunities.

2015 – Appointed Chair, House Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport & Cities. Commenced Inquiry into Value Capture as tool for city and regional development.