ACT Legislative Assembly


Andrew BARR

Photo of Mr Andrew Barr, member for Kurrajong

Australian Labor Party, Kurrajong electorate

ASSEMBLY SERVICE

  • Elected 5 April 2006
  • Re-elected 29 October 2008
  • Re-elected 31 October 2012
  • Re-elected 26 October 2016

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Select committees

  • Select Committee on Election Commitments Costing Bill (2012)
  • Select Committee on Privileges (2010)

MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Chief Minister (December 2014–present)
  • Treasurer (July 2011–present)
  • Minister for Economic Development (May 2011–present)
  • Minister for Tourism and Major Events (November 2012–present)
  • Minister for Urban Renewal (January 2015–October 2016)
  • Minister for Community Services (November 2012–January 2015)
  • Minister for Sport and Recreation (November 2012–January 2015)
  • Deputy Chief Minister (May 2011–December 2014)
  • Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation (April 2006–November 2012)
  • Minister for Planning (April 2007–May 2011)
  • Minister for Education and Training (April 2006–November 2011)
  • Minister for Children and Young People (November 2008–November 2009)
  • Minister for Industrial Relations (April 2006–November 2008)

QUALIFICATIONS AND OCCUPATIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

  • BA (Policy Studies), ANU (1992–1995)
  • Chief of Staff, Minister for Urban Services; Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services; Minister for Police and Emergency Services (2004–2006)
  • Senior Adviser, Office of the Government Whip (2002–2004)
  • National Accounts Manager - Rehame Australia (2000–2002)
  • Electorate Officer – Annette Ellis MP (1996–1999)
  • ANU Union Director (1995)
  • ANU Students’ Association Treasurer (1994)

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Diversity ACT, Australian Republican Movement, Aids Action Council of the ACT, ACT Brumbies, Canberra Raiders, GWS Giants, Hawthorn Football Club, Member
  • SpringOut Festival, Organising Committee (2004–2005)
  • Greening Australia, Volunteer (2004–present)
  • Friends of the ABC, Member (2003–2007)
  • Canberra sub-branch Australian Services Union, Vice- President (1998)
  • Australian Services Union (Clerical and Administrative Branch), Workplace delegate (1996–2006)
  • ANU Union Board of Management, Director (1995)
  • ANU Students' Association, Treasurer (1994)
  • ANU Political Science Students’ Association, President (1993)
  • Australian Republican Movement (ANU Branch), Founding Member (1992)
  • Lyneham High School Board, Member (1989)
  • Lyneham High School, School Captain (1989)
  • Red Cross, Volunteer Collector (1986–1989)
  • Weston Creek & City Junior Cricket Clubs (1982–1986)

PERSONAL

Andrew Barr was born in Lismore, NSW, in 1973. He moved to Canberra in 1977 and lives with his partner, Anthony, in Dickson.

INTERESTS

Cooking, movies, theatre, reading, listening to music, wine, cycling, tourism, playing sport and following the fortunes of the Brumbies, the Raiders, and the Hawthorn Football Club.

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