From Andrew Barr MLA

“Since being elected as a member of the ACT Legislative Assembly in 2006, I have worked hard as a local member and also in my role as Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Urban Renewal and Minister for Tourism and Events.

Please have a look around the site and give my office a call if there is anything I can help you with.”

Andrew Barr

Latest news and media

Head contractor chosen for University of Canberra Public Hospital

A highly-regarded national company with extensive experience in designing, building and maintaining health-care facilities has been chosen as the Head Contractor for $139 million University of Canberra Public Hospital project.

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Better transport for Canberra

Transport Canberra will support strong public transport for all areas of Canberra particularly for those demographics and groups that rely heavily on public transport.

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250 new jobs for Canberra as IKEA opens

The eagerly anticipated opening of furniture retailer IKEA will see a big boost to the ACT's economy - with 250 new jobs created and an increase in interstate visitors to the capital.

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My speech to the Canberra Progressive Summit

We are able to achieve things in Canberra impossible in most other places.  We are a community that values equality, community, and progress - and are willing to invest to make our shared vision a reality. 

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