• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: PR00259

Barry, Veronica Lesley

(1960 – )
  • Born 30 January, 1960, Blackall Queensland Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Parliamentarian


Veronica Lesley (“Bonny”) Barry was an Australian Labor Party member for the seat of Aspley. She was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly in 2001 and was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training and Minister for the Arts, Rod Welford. Barry lost her seat in the state election held 21 March 2009. Veronica is a registered nurse with over twenty years experience.


Career Highlights:

  • Australian Labor Party Caucus Chair from 28 March 2001
  • Temporary Speaker from 28 September 2005

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