Barney Cooney

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Barney Cooney
Senator for Victoria
In office
1 December 1984 – 30 June 2002
Personal details
Born (1934-07-11) 11 July 1934 (age 84)
Currie, Tasmania
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Alma mater University of Melbourne
Occupation Barrister

Bernard Cornelius Cooney (born 11 July 1934) is a former Australian politician. Born in Currie, Tasmania, he was educated at the University of Melbourne before becoming a barrister. In 1984, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Victoria. He held the seat until his retirement in 2002.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 11 November 2008.