A Bathurst-based small businessman and long time NSW Nationals Member, Sam Farraway was selected to fill a vacancy in the
Legislative Council after the retirement of the Hon. Niall Blair MLC in 2019. Mr Farraway has a long history of working with the community; in business and through volunteering. In addition to his role as Senior Vice Chairman of the NSW Nationals, he has spent over 10 years as President of the Bathurst
Agricultural, Horticultural & Pastoral Association which runs the Royal
Bathurst Show. In 2015 he won young entrepreneur of the year at the Carillon Business Awards. Mr Farraway is a great community advocate and has shown a commitment to working for the people in his region. With the skills and determination to
make a real difference to rural and regional New South Wales, he is committed
to continuing the good work of the NSW Nationals in Government.
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.