Hon John Barilaro MPDeputy Premier | Leader of the NSW Nationals
Minister for Regional NSW
Minister for Trade and Industry
Member for Monaro
John Barilaro was born in Queanbeyan and raised in a strong family who instilled in him the values of hard work and community service. As Leader of the NSW Nationals and Member for Monaro, John is passionate about the future of regional communities and isn’t afraid to put up a fight on their behalf.
John was the Minister for Regional Development, Skills and Small Business, and since the 2019 State Election holds the Trade and Industry and Regional NSW portfolios, which gives him a strong voice at the table for the people of
The boundless energy and enthusiasm that once made him a successful small business owner is now directed towards the affairs of regional New South Wales, fighting to ensure business keeps developing and growing, and that the government continues to invest in the infrastructure and healthcare services our regions deserve.
After leaving school John worked on the factory floor of his family’s business. He became manager of the business and expanded it to employ 15 staff. Because of this background, he understands all too well the problems facing small businesses across the state, as well as the need to up-skill young people and
John still lives in Queanbeyan with his wife Deanna and their three
52 Martin Place
(GPO Box 5341)
SYDNEY NSW 2001
Phone: 02 8574 5150
Fax: 02 9339 5558