The Hon. Paul Fletcher MPMinister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities
Paul Fletcher is the Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities in the Turnbull Government.
He entered Parliament in December 2009 as the Member for Bradfield, was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications in September 2013, Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government in September 2015, Minister for Urban Infrastructure in July 2016, and was appointed to his present role in December 2017.
Before entering Parliament, Paul was Director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, at Optus; established a consulting firm serving the communications sector; and in 2009 his book about broadband, Wired Brown Land, was published by UNSW Press.
He has dual first class honours degrees in law and economics from The University of Sydney and an MBA from Columbia University in New York where he was a Fulbright Scholar.