Barry O'Farrell

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MP
Barry O'Farrell
Barry O'Farrell in 2012
43rd Premier of New South Wales
In office
28 March 2011 – 17 April 2014
Governor Marie Bashir
Deputy Andrew Stoner
Preceded by Kristina Keneally
Succeeded by Mike Baird
Constituency Ku-ring-gai
6th Minister for Western Sydney
In office
28 March 2011 – 17 April 2014
Preceded by David Borger
Succeeded by TBD
19th Leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party
In office
4 April 2007 – 17 April 2014
Deputy Jillian Skinner
Preceded by Peter Debnam
Succeeded by Mike Baird
35th Leader of the Opposition in New South Wales
In office
4 April 2007 – 28 March 2011
Deputy Jillian Skinner
Preceded by Peter Debnam
Succeeded by John Robertson
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Ku-ring-gai
Incumbent
Assumed office
27 March 1999
Preceded by Stephen O'Doherty
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Northcott
In office
25 March 1995 – 26 March 1999
Preceded by Bruce Baird
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Personal details
Born 24 May 1959
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Rosemary Cowan
Children Tom O'Farrell
Willy O'Farrell
Occupation politician
Profession public servant

Barry Robert O'Farrell (born 24 May 1959) is an Australian politician. He was 43rd Premier of New South Wales[1] and Minister for Western Sydney. He has been the Leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party since 2007. On 16 April 2914, O'Farrell announced his resignation as Premier after giving misleading evidence to the Independent Commission Against Corruption. His resignation will take effect on 17 April 2014 and Mike Baird was elected new NSW Liberal Leader was elected and be sworn in as the new Premier of New South Wales.

References[change | edit source]

  1. "NSW Premier". NSW Government. http://www.premier.nsw.gov.au/. Retrieved 5 March 2014.

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