Phil Barresi

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Phil Barresi
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Phil Barresi with John Howard
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Deakin
In office
2 March 1996 – 24 November 2007
Preceded by Ken Aldred
Succeeded by Mike Symon
Personal details
Born (1955-08-08) 8 August 1955 (age 61)
Patti, Sicily
Nationality Italian Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Alma mater Australian National University
Swinburne University
Occupation Psychologist

Phillip Anthony Barresi (born 8 August 1955), Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1996 to November 2007 representing the Division of Deakin, Victoria. He was born in Patti, Sicily, and was educated at the Australian National University and Swinburne University (then the Swinburne Institute of Technology). He was a psychologist, training officer and consultant before entering politics. He was defeated by Mike Symon of the Labor party in the 2007 election. Barresi again contested Deakin for the Liberals at the 2010 election but was defeated in a rematch with Symon.

He now is National Employment Relations Director for the Australian Retailers Association.[1]


  1. ^ "Phil Barresi". Australian Retailers Association. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 

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Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Ken Aldred
Member for Deakin
Succeeded by
Mike Symon