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