|Member of the New South Wales Parliament
26 March 2011
|Preceded by||Kerry Hickey|
|Born||Cessnock, New South Wales|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Residence||Cessnock, New South Wales|
Prior to entering Parliament, Barr was a teacher, having gained his Bachelor of Education at The University of Newcastle in 1993 and teaching at Mount View High School until 2003. He then worked with CanTeen – a children's cancer charity – until 2009, before a short stint in the office of Kerry Hickey, MP. From late 2009 until 2011, Barr was employed by the Port Stephens Council.
In January 2011, Barr received a threat in the mail aimed at his pregnant wife and children. His wife opened the letter which said: "Clay pulls out or I start shooting kids." Barr reported the threat to the NSW Police.
- "Mr Clayton Gordon BARR, BEd MP". Members of the Legislative Assembly. Parliament of New South Wales. 24 June 2011. Archived from the original on 27 October 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
- Brown, Jessica (31 March 2011). "Port council man wins Cessnock". Pert Stephens Examiner. News Limited. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
- Clennell, Andrew (29 January 2011). "Threat to murder NSW Labor MP Clayton Barr's children and pregnant wife". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
|Parliament of New South Wales|
|Member for Cessnock