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Mr Barry Robert O'FARRELL, MP

Mr Barry Robert O'FARRELL,  MP

Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Ku-ring-gai
Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Western Sydney
Member of the Liberal Party

Contact Details

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Ku-ring-gai Electorate Office
Address Mr Barry O'Farrell, MP
27 Redleaf Avenue
Phone (02) 9487 8588
Fax (02) 9487 8550
Email LOP@parliament.nsw.gov.au
Website www.barryofarrell.com
Shadow Ministerial Office
Address Mr Barry O'Farrell, MP
Parliament House
Macquarie Street
Phone (02) 9230 2270
Fax (02) 9221 8208
Email LOP@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Parliamentary Activity

Current Positions

Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly25 Mar 1995
Member for Ku-ring-gai27 Mar 1999
Shadow Minister for Western Sydney11 Apr 2007
Leader of the Opposition4 Apr 2007

Prior Positions

Position Start End Period Notes
Member for Northcott25 Mar 199526 Mar 19994yrs 2days
Shadow Leader of the House20 Mar 20064 Apr 20071yr 16days
Shadow Treasurer20 Nov 20064 Apr 20074mths 16days
Shadow Minister for Waterways20 Mar 200620 Nov 20068mths 1day
Shadow Minister for Transport7 Sep 200520 Nov 20061yr 2mths 14days
Shadow Minister for Ports and Waterways7 Sep 200520 Mar 20066mths 14days
Shadow Minister for Health8 Apr 20037 Sep 20052yrs 5mths
Shadow Special Minister of State1 Sep 200213 Apr 20052yrs 7mths 13days
Shadow Minister for Education and Training1 Sep 20028 Apr 20037mths 8days
Shadow Minister for Transport19 Apr 19992 Apr 20022yrs 11mths 15days
Shadow Minister for Innovation4 Jan 20022 Apr 20022mths 30days
Shadow Minister for Information Technology14 Dec 19984 Jan 20023yrs 22days
Shadow Minister for Small Business14 Dec 199819 Apr 19994mths 6days
Deputy Leader of the Opposition3 Apr 20034 Apr 20074yrs 2days
Deputy Leader of the Opposition31 Mar 199928 Mar 20022yrs 11mths 26days
Member, Standing Committee on Parliamentary Privilege and Ethics4 Dec 20032 Mar 20073yrs 2mths 27daysThis committee replaced the Standing Ethics Committee.
Member, Standing Orders and Procedure Committee20 Sep 20062 Mar 20075mths 11days
Member, Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption9 Apr 20023 May 20053yrs 25days
Member, Legislative Assembly Standing Ethics Committee9 Apr 20021 Dec 20031yr 7mths 23daysThis committee was abolished following the commencement of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Amendment (Ethics Committee) Act 2003 No. 73.
Member, Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption24 Apr 19965 Mar 19992yrs 10mths 10days
Member, Legislative Assembly Standing Ethics Committee24 Apr 19965 Mar 19992yrs 10mths 10days

Parliamentary Record

Mr O'Farrell's speeches in Hansard

About the Ku-ring-gai Electorate

Metropolitan, residential suburban. Located Sydney, outer northwestern.

Principal suburbs: Gordon, Hornsby, Killara, Lindfield, Normanhurst, North Turramurra, North Wahroonga, Pymble, Roseville, South Turramurra, Turramurra, Wahroonga, Waitara, Warrawee, West Pymble.

Area: 53 sq km.

Population: 65,130. Enrolment: 46,891.

For more detailed information see - http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/ku-ring-gai


Political Party Activity - State Director, NSW Liberal Party 1992-95, Member since 1980, various positions held.

Community Activity - Member of Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai St John's Ambulance Auxilliary; Ku-ring-gai Historical Society; Hon Member of Rotary Club of Wahroonga; Friend of Ku-ring-gai Environment and STEP Inc; Patron of various local groups; Justice of the Peace.

Personal - Born 24 May 1959, Melbourne. Married to Rosemary, 2 sons. Resides at Roseville.

Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - B.A. (A.N.U.)

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