Born and raised in Lyons, Guy Barnett started his education at Hagley Farm School and has been advocating for the needs of rural and regional Tasmanians for most of his life. Guy gained a law degree and Master of Laws (World Heritage) at the University of Tasmania.
After almost a decade representing Tasmania in the Senate, including as a member of the Howard-Liberal Government and as Patron Senator for Lyons, Guy is now a member of the Tasmanian Government where he is Minister for Resources, and Minister for Building and Construction.
Guy has a track record of achievement both in business and in parliament. Put simply, Guy gets things done.