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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Light rail driving economic growth

Construction is already supporting thousands of jobs directly, with thousands more coming from the complementary investment occurring along the corridor.

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Growing Australia’s knowledge capital

Recently, two major announcements on consecutive days showed how the ACT Government’s economic diversification policies are attracting major investment in our city.

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Expanding the ACT’s defence and space industries

Canberra’s knowledge-based industries can help further diversify our economy and both the defence and space industries are crucial to that diversification.

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ACT economy hits a ‘sweet spot'

Strong retail and construction growth have led Deloitte to assess we are in a “sweet spot”.

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