Stephen Bali MP
Member of the Legislative Assembly, Member for Blacktown
Stephen Bali MP’s professional career prior to parliament included accounting, business consulting, accounting academic, and union official. Stephen has represented the seat of Blacktown in the NSW Parliament since 2017. In 2023 Stephen was elevated to theposition of Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and Public Spaces as part of the Minns’ Labor Government. Prior to his election to Parliament Stephen has always strived to put his community first –serving as a Blacktown City Councillor between 2004 to2019; including as Deputy Mayor 2009-10 and Mayor from 2014-19. Stephen’s diverse career has enabled him help businesses start-up and get established -through to supporting workers and industries in safety innovation and policy development.Stephen has taught accounting and finance at TAFE and universities. Stephen Bali MP’s life experiences has allowed him to become a strong advocate for Blacktown City.He is fighting for western Sydney to deliver improvements in health, education and infrastructure so as to match the massive population growth. Stephen is involved in many charities including the Blacktown City Lions Club and the establishment of The Better Foundation (Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals). Stephen Bali has been responsible for driving the modern transformational change across Blacktown City including the health and performance centre (BISP); Blacktown CBD redevelopment; Animal Rehoming Centre; and various other projects which led to his recognition of being identified on various lists as amongst the most influential people in Western Sydney.Stephen strives to advocate for quality services and infrastructure so as to provide the best opportunities in life for local residents.