History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Scott Barker

John Scott Barker

Surname: BARKER

Given Names: John Scott

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 3 July 1947 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: 29 September 1987

Electorate: Denison

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Chair Committees 1992-95; Minister 1995-96

Date of Departure: 24 February 1996

Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Inaugural Speech (6 October 1987)


Elected by recount on resignation of Geoff Davis. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 30 May 2005.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 670

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.