Addison Ridge

Senior Consultant

Biography

After working within for numerous Federal and New South Wales State Ministers, Addison has a wealth of political and policy experience and insight, from development to delivery.

Within her role as Policy and Parliamentary Adviser to the NSW State Minister for Water, Property and Housing the Hon Melinda Pavey MP, Addison worked to assist the Minister in identifying, revitalising and developing social housing in both metropolitan Sydney and regional NSW.

Prior to this, Addison worked as the Program Manager to the Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie. Within these roles, Addison was responsible for liaising with stakeholders, Department officials’ and other Ministerial offices across different jurisdictions, coordinating meeting briefs, events and logistics.

Before becoming a staffer, Addison began her career as a teacher in the ACT within the early childhood setting, where she supported young children and their families through the transition from the preschool environment into primary school.

As part of the Nexus team, Addison leads our Canberra office, mentoring her fellow consultants, analysts and researcher, as they support the breadth of Nexus clients.

Addison holds a Bachelor of Education, majoring in Early Childhood Education and Religion and is working towards a Bachelor of Business and Financial Management with RMIT.

Addison’s areas of expertise include:

  • Health, Communications, Housing and Water management portfolio experience
  • Industry experiences in Manufacturing, Resources, Tourism, Entrainment and Environment sectors
  • Federal and NSW State politics
  • COVID-19 and Economic crisis management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strategic Communications
  • Campaign Strategies

Recent Posts

Blog
May 13, 2021

BUDGET-IN-REPLY 2021 – ALBANESE’S LABOR: ON YOUR SIDE

With the Labor National Conference now under his belt, the Hon Anthony Albanese MP has…
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Blog
May 11, 2021

FEDERAL BUDGET 2021 – AUSTRALIA IS COMING BACK

In opening his speech, the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, declared ‘Australia is coming…
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Blog
May 10, 2021

CRASH COURSE: HISTORY OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET

It is Budget time across the country and here in Canberra everyone is preparing for…
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