Barry Robert O’Farrell AO is a former Australian politician who has been Australia’s High Commissioner to India since May 2020.

O’Farrell was the 43rd Premier of New South Wales and Minister for Western Sydney from 2011 to 2014.

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Born in Melbourne, his father’s Army career saw O’Farrell and his family move around Australia, ending up in Darwin in the Northern Territory.

In 1977 O’Farrell moved to Canberra to study at the Australian National University, where he gained a Bachelor of Arts.

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O’Farrell started his career as a graduate trainee in the Australian Public Service in Canberra. O’Farrell served as the State Director of the party in New South Wales from 1992 to 1995.

Barry O’Farrell wife: Who is Rosemary Cowan?

Rosemary Cowan is the second wife of former Australian politician, Barry O’Farrell.

Barry O’Farrell met his second wife, Rosemary Cowan, when he joined Baird’s staff.

She was the minister’s personal assistant and daughter of Bruce Cowan, a National MP for Lyne. They married in 1992 and have two sons.

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