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 and re-elected in 2018 with the highest Liberal vote in Lyons.
Guy is Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Minister for Energy and Minister for Veterans' Affairs.
Guy is also a Diabetes Australia Ambassador, a sports enthusiast and is married with three children.
Read more about Guy here.
Links to some of Guy's featured articles below:
Being tough on crime sends the right message - opinion piece, Mercury 9 August 2017
Beware Green grab for World Heritage - opinion piece, Mercury 8 August 2017
Construction jobs abound - opinion piece, Mercury 24 July 2017
A sad day when extremist protestors cost jobs - opinion piece, Mercury 4 July 2017
A boost of confidence for mining industry - opinion piece, Examiner 25 January 2017
Building Industry welcomes change - opinion piece, Tasmanian Business Reporter 28 October 2016
Confidence growing in logging sector - opinion piece, Mercury 31 October 2016
Defending life, justice, liberty and property (Magna Carta) - opinion piece, Mercury 16 June 2015
Aboriginal war sacrifices too often forgotten - opinion piece, Mercury 19 March 2015
Prince's aid sought for Sheean Medal - Advocate 20 April 2015
Diabetes a huge health issue for Tasmanians - Mercury, 26 February 2015