Meet the Shadow Minister Mr. Andrew Giles MP

In 2013, Andrew was elected Member for Scullin, Victoria, and sat on the standing committee for Environment, Indigenous Affairs and the Privileges and Members’ Interests Committee. Andrew is currently the Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure.

Kindly hosted by Committee Foundation Member, Arup, Mr. Giles discussed the importance of Cities to the post-COVID-19 economic recovery, including the role of Central Business Districts to economic growth. He will outline a vision for more resilient cities that will be better equipped to withstand future shocks.

This was followed by a panel of experts who will have a question and answer session with the Shadow Minister.


  • Leanne Edwards | Director of Policy, Committee for Melbourne
  • Prof. Carl Grodach | Director of Urban Planning & Design, Monash University
  • Matthew Hibbins | Managing Partner, Minter Ellison
  • Moderated by: Mark Rowland | Transport and Highways Advisory Lead, Arup

Watch the event here

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