|Senator for Queensland|
22 November 1984 – 11 February 2000
|Preceded by||Kathy Martin|
|Succeeded by||George Brandis|
6 April 1936 |
Wau, Papua New Guinea
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
Warwick Raymond Parer, AM (born 6 April 1936), Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian Senate, representing the state of Queensland. He is the nephew of Australian war photographer Damien Parer.
Parer became a member of the Senate in 1985, and from March 1996 to October 1998 was Minister for Resources and Energy in John Howard's government. He retired from the Senate on 11 February 2000, and his vacant seat was taken by George Brandis (under Section 15 of the Australian Constitution).
He has been Chair of the Coalition of Australian Governments Independent Energy Review Panel and is a member of the Governing Council of the Old Parliament House (Qld).
Warwick Parer served as President of the Queensland Liberal Party from 2006 until February 2008.
In May 2012, Parer was appointed Chairman of the Board of Stanwell Corporation Limited. 
Parer has also been the Chair of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Foundation since 2010.
|Minister for Resources and Energy
Minister for Industry, Science and Resources