Topic archives: Andrew Barr

The terror of Toy Town

March 16, 2018 15

The clash between over-sensitive journalists and Canberra's chief minister reflects a town that is divorced from the tough realities of ordinary Australian life.

Replacing the entire media with these geniuses sounds like a great idea

March 13, 2018 4

Listen. Engage. Make very little sense to the average person.

Razing the Barr: self-serving mainstream media unite against ACT leader

March 13, 2018 39

Despite the campaign against him, what Andrew Barr said about mainstream media in this country is, unfortunately, true.

‘I hate journalists’ … are we done with Barnaby yet? … doctors sue ABC journo over Scientology book …

March 12, 2018 7

The ACT's chief minister Andrew Barr has taken a swipe at journalists and mainstream media, which The Canberra Time is calling a Trumpian desire "to shape government policy to his personal, long-held enmity".

The linchpin of Andrew Barr’s new government

October 25, 2016 1

Andrew Barr's newly re-elected ACT government could end up with a deadlock in the party room, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly

Poll Bludger: Labor extends winning streak in ACT election

October 17, 2016 5

Labor will have been in power for 19 years by the time the next election rolls around.

The Chief Minister v The Canberra Times

June 23, 2016

Relations between the ACT's chief minister Andrew Barr and the Canberra Times are icier than ever.

Not dead yet! Skywhale artist says she will fly again

Not dead yet! Skywhale artist says she will fly again

March 9, 2015

New ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr accidentally killed off Canberra's famous Skywhale last week, but the artist behind the creation explains she's not going anywhere.

Andrew Barr: I can’t marry the person I love — that needs to change

Andrew Barr: I can’t marry the person I love — that needs to change

November 30, 2011 16

Andrew Barr is the Deputy Chief Minister of the ACT and a life-long Labor Party member. He's also gay and in a long-term committed relationship. And he'd like to get married.

Why gay marriage is life and death

November 30, 2011 13

There's lots of arguments for same-sex marriage. Andrew Barr -- ACT deputy chief minister, member of Labor's National Right caucus and a gay man -- makes a pretty compelling one in Crikey today.