Born and raised 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 (World Heritage) 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 Senate, including as a member of the Howard-Liberal Government and as Patron Senator for Lyons, 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, Guy continues to advocate for the Tasmanian people.
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