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

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My speech to the 2015 ACT ALP Conference

Canberra is my home, and your home is always worth fighting for. 

My passion for this great city is reflected in my desire to make it even better and to make sure all of our residents are welcomed and included in our successes.

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Grand bargain needed on tax reform

Now's the time for the Commonwealth to show it is serious about tax reform.  They could start this week by working with the States and Territories on a program to phase out inefficient taxes like stamp duty.

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CBR: Confident and Business Ready

The ACT Government is committed to maintaining and building a strong and sustainable economy for Canberra and our region. A strong economy also underpins the government's ability to meet the needs of the Canberra community now and into the future.

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CBR backs innovation

A strong and growing economy is essential for us to meet the needs of the Canberra community now and into the future.  Our economy will grow, and we will create jobs and wealth, by accelerating our innovation sector and building on our strengths in higher education and service exports.

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