Meet Guy Barnett

Born and raised on a farm in the electorate of Lyons, attending Hagley Farm School, Guy Barnett has been advocating for the needs of rural and regional Tasmanians for most of his life.

Guy gained a law degree and Master of Laws at the University of Tasmania and has a track record of achievement both in business and in Parliament.

After almost a decade representing Tasmania in the federal Senate, Guy was successfully elected to the Tasmanian State Parliament in 2014 as a Member for Lyons.

Having been appointed to Cabinet in 2016 as Minister for Resources and Minister for Building & Construction, and more recently as Acting Minister for Corrections, Guy is also Diabetes Australia Ambassador, a sports enthusiast and is married with three children.

Read more about Guy here.


To Read Guy's Newspaper articles on:

"A Boost of confidence for mining industry" opinion piece published in the Examiner on 25 January 2017 - click here

"Defending life, justice, liberty and property" opinion piece published in the Mercury 16 June 2015  - click here

Aboriginal war sacrifices too often forgotten 19 March  2015 - click here

Prince's aid sought for Sheean Medal Advocate 20 April 2015 - click here

Diabetes a huge health issue for Tasmanian 26 February 2015 - click here

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