Chris Steel MLA

Minister for Transport and City Services
Special Minister of State
ACT Government

Chris Steel is a Member for Murrumbidgee in the ACT Legislative Assembly. He was elected to the Assembly in October 2016. 

In August 2018 Chris became a member of Cabinet in the ACT Government. He is currently responsible for the following portfolios:

  • Minister for Transport and City Services
  • Minister for Skills
  • Special Minister of State

Prior to entering politics, Chris was an education advocate, at peak body Early Childhood Australia and has previously worked in both the Australian Government and ACT Government focusing on a range of social policy areas. He has worked extensively in the area of early childhood reform including the introduction of the National Quality Agenda, and universal access to early childhood education.

Chris has completed undergraduate degrees in Law and Arts (majoring in Political Science) at the Australian National University (ANU).