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

New Grafton Prison Delivers Jobs, Investment

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Minister for Corrections David Elliott today announced the preferred proponent for a new 1700-bed prison in Grafton, providing regional jobs, state-of-the-art security and rehabilitation services for inmates. Read more

New fund to boost regional environment and tourism infrastructure

Monday, March 06, 2017

Food and wine regions, walks through national parks and heritage buildings are among the great regional tourist attractions that are set to benefit from the NSW Government’s new $300 million Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund Read more

Demolition work makes way for new Western Sydney Stadium

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Western Sydney’s future 30,000 seat stadium at Parramatta is one step closer to reality with demolition work of Pirtek Stadium now under way. Read more