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Mr Clayton Gordon BARR, BEd MP

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This seat is currently vacant.
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Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Cessnock
Shadow Minister for Finance, Services and Property
Member of the Australian Labor Party
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Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 26 Mar 2011
Member for Cessnock 26 Mar 2011
Shadow Minister for Finance, Services and Property 09 Apr 2015
Member, Legislative Assembly Committee on Investment, Industry and Regional Development 28 May 2015
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Member, Joint Standing Committee on the Office of the Valuer-General 22 Jun 2011 06 Mar 2015 3 yrs 8 mths 13 days
Member, State and Regional Development Committee 14 May 2014 06 Mar 2015 9 mths 21 days
Member, Legal Affairs Committee 22 Jun 2011 14 May 2014 2 yrs 10 mths 23 days
Member, Joint Select Committee on the Parliamentary Budget Office 23 Jun 2011 02 Dec 2011 5 mths 10 days
About the Cessnock Electorate
Rural, industrial. Located within Hunter Statistical Agricultural Subdivision.

Principal towns: Aberdare, Abermain, Abernethy, Allandale, Barnsley, Belford, Bellbird, Bellbird Heights, Bishops Bridge, Black Hill, Branxton, Broke, Brunkerville, Buchanan, Bucketty, Bulga, Buttai, Cameron Park, Cedar Creek, Cessnock, Cliftleigh, Congewai, East Branxton, Edgeworth, Ellalong, Elrington, Fordwich, Garland Valley, Greta, Greta Main, Heddon Greta, Holmesville, Howes Valley, Kearsley, Keinbah, Kitchener, Kurri Kurri, Laguna, Lochinvar, Lovedale, Loxford, Milbrodale, Millfield, Mount Thorley, Mount View, Mount Vincent, Mulbring, Murrays Run, Neath, North Rothbury, Nulkaba, Paxton, Paynes Crossing, Pelaw Main, Pelton, Pokolbin, Putty, Quorrobolong, Richmond Vale, Rothbury, Sawyers Gully, Seahampton, Singleton Military Area, Stanford Merthyr, Stockrington, Sweetmans Creek, West Wallsend, Weston, Wollombi.

Area: 4,389.03 sq km.

Population: 68,331. Enrolment: 54,170.

Biography
Political Party Activity - March 2004 to present Member, Cessnock Branch of the Australian Labor Party.
Community Activity - Vice President and Player, Cessnock Water Polo.
Local Government Activity -
Military Service -
Honours Received -
Personal - Married with 4 children.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bachelor Education (BEd), University of Newcastle, 1993.

November 2009 to April 2011 Community and Recreational Facilities Planner, Port Stephens Council. May 2009 to November 2009 Temporary Electorate Officer, Office of Kerry Hickey MP. April 2003 to April 2009 Manager, Canteen - Hunter and Northern New South Wales. April 1994 to January 2003 Teacher, Mount View High School.
Additional Information - Inaugural Speech, 11 May 2011: