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Andrew Barr

Australian politician; Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory

Andrew James Barr (born 29 April 1973)[2] is an Australian politician. He is the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory since December 2014. He has been a Labor Party member for the seat of Molonglo in the ACT Legislative Assembly since 5 April 2006.[3]

Andrew Barr

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7th Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory
Elections: 2016
Assumed office
11 December 2014
DeputySimon Corbell
Yvette Berry
Preceded byKaty Gallagher
11th Deputy Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory
In office
16 May 2011 – 11 December 2014
LeaderKaty Gallagher
Preceded byKaty Gallagher
Succeeded bySimon Corbell
Member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly for Kurrajong
Assumed office
15 October 2016
Member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly for Molonglo
In office
5 April 2006 – 15 October 2016
Personal details
Born
Andrew James Barr[1]

(1973-04-29) 29 April 1973 (age 46)
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Political partyAustralian Labor Party (ACT Branch)
Domestic partnerAnthony Toms
Alma materAustralian National University

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2012/2013 Annual Returns Archived 15 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine, Elections ACT, 29 August 2013.
  2. Lawson, Kirsten (11 October 2016). "Andrew Barr, a lifelong creature of politics". The Canberra Times.
  3. "Andrew Barr elected ACT Chief Minister, seventh in history". ABC News. Australia. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2014.