The Australia Institute’s Politics in the Pub with Andrew Barr, ACT Chief Minister, hosted by Ben Oquist, executive director of The Australia Institute.
Andrew Barr was elected to the ACT Legislative Assembly in 2006 and has served in a number of Ministerial portfolios including planning, education, housing, community services and sport. He is Australia’s longest-serving Tourism Minister and is also the ACT’s Treasurer, Minister for Social Inclusion and Equality, and Minister for Trade, Industry and Investment.
Barr became ACT Chief Minister in 2014. During his time as ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr has been instrumental in transitioning the ACT toward renewable energy – making the ACT an exemplar for the rest of Australia.
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