Chris Steel is Member for Murrumbidgee in the ACT Legislative Assembly, representing the districts of the Woden Valley, Weston Creek, the Molonglo Valley and Kambah.
Chris is a Southside local, and was elected to the Assembly in October 2016, where he Chairs the Standing Committee on Health, Ageing and Community Services.
Prior to entering politics, Chris was a 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 areas of early childhood reform including the introduction of the National Quality Agenda, and improving the participation of children in quality early childhood education.
Chris has completed undergraduate degrees in Law and Arts (majoring in Political Science) at the Australian National University (ANU).