Blair Comley

Secretary, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Appointed 7 October 2014 by virtue of his position within the NSW public service and consistent with the Infrastructure NSW Act 2011

Blair Comley is a trained economist and was formerly a special adviser with financial services firm Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Between 1994 and 2007 Blair held a number of senior roles with Commonwealth Treasury, including an assignment with the Australian delegation to the OECD in Paris.

In 2013 he was Secretary of the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, and between 2008 and 2013 was with Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, including as Secretary from 2011 to 2013.

Latest News

First sod turned on new Grafton prison

Monday, August 21, 2017

Minister for Corrections David Elliott today turned the first sod on the new Grafton Correctional Centre, marking a key milestone in the NSW Government’s prison infrastructure plan and delivering jobs and investment to the North Coast. Read more

Major jobs boost from Western Sydney Stadium

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Work on the $360-million Western Sydney Stadium is generating a massive jobs boom in Western Sydney, with $60 million in contracts awarded to local suppliers and more than 2,000 jobs created during and after construction. Read more

Applications open for $150 million fixing country rail

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Deputy Premier John Barilaro, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries have today announced $150 million for Round One of Fixing Country Rail. Read more