|Senator for Queensland|
22 November 1984 – 11 February 2000
|Preceded by||Kathy Martin|
|Succeeded by||George Brandis|
6 April 1936|
Wau, Papua New Guinea
|Died||15 March 2014
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
Warwick Raymond Parer, AM (6 April 1936 – 14 March 2014) was an Australian politician who was a Liberal member of the Australian Senate, representing the state of Queensland. He was a 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 was Chair of the Coalition of Australian Governments Independent Energy Review Panel and a member of the Governing Council of the Old Parliament House (Qld).
Parer served as President of the Queensland Liberal Party from 2006 until February 2008.
He was also appointed Chair of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Foundation in 2010, and Chairman of the Board of Stanwell Corporation Limited in May 2012.
- Senator Paul Calvert: Official Hansard, Australian Senate, 6 March 2000.
- Election Results for Senate – Queensland, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 24 September 2004.
- It's an Honour. Retrieved 15 March 2014
- Our Structure - Stanwell, [Stanwell Corporation], 18 September 2013.
- Robtn Ironside, "Tributes flow for former Liberal Senator Warwick Parer", The Sunday Mail, 16 March 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2014
- Hilton, Anna (15 March 2014). "Queensland pays tribute to Warwick Parer". Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
|Minister for Resources and Energy
Minister for Industry, Science and Resources