Bonny Barry

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Bonny Barry
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Aspley
In office
17 February 2001 – 20 March 2009
Preceded by John Goss
Succeeded by Tracy Davis
Personal details
Born (1960-01-30) 30 January 1960 (age 57)
Blackall, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Registered Nurse

Veronica Lesley "Bonny" Barry (born 30 January 1960) is an Australian politician. She was a Labor member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2001 to 2009, representing the district of Aspley.

Barry was first elected to parliament at the 2001 state election when she defeated incumbent Liberal MP John Goss. Barry served as Labor caucus chair during her eight years in parliament, and also as a parliamentary secretary from September 2006. Seeking a fourth term at the 2009 state election, she was defeated by Liberal National candidate Tracy Davis.[1]

Barry was born in the Queensland town of Blackall.[1] She is married, with one daughter and three sons. She is a registered nurse with over twenty years experience. Barry has recently successfully recovered from cancer.


  1. ^ a b "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
John Goss
Member for Aspley
Succeeded by
Tracy Davis