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 and Minister for Tourism and Major 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

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