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Gerry McCarthy MLA - Barkly

Gerry McCarthy, Member for Barkly

  • Minister for Housing and Community Development
    Community Services
  • Minister for Public Employment

    Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, NT 0860
    PO Box 796, Tennant Creek, NT 0861
    Email: electorate.barkly@nt.gov.au  
    Phone: 08 8962 4641 


Gerry’s time in the Barkly represents 28 years living and working in remote areas, Borroloola and Tennant Creek.

Gerry is a teacher recognised for his outstanding service. He played a key role in founding five Barkly schools.

Gerry is active in many sporting, cultural and arts initiatives throughout the region.

He has worked closely with the diverse Barkly community as an advocate for education, training and employment, health, youth and regional development.

His vast experience around the Barkly makes Gerry well placed to represent the people of the region.