- Greg Barber
Infobox_President | name =Greg Barber
birth_date =31 August 1966
birth_place =New Zealand
constituency =Northern Metropolitan Region
party =Victorian Greens
Greg Barber (born
31 August 1966) is an Australianpolitician, and Greens member of the Victorian Legislative Council.
Barber obtained a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and was a corporate campaigner for The Wilderness Society before he was elected to the Yarra City Council in 2002. He was chair of finance of the council, and in 2003 was elected
Mayor. He was the first Australian Greens mayor of a local government in the country.
In 2007 the Labor government introduced a bill intended to put any proposed development of nuclear reactors in Victoria to a popular referendum.Fact|date=October 2008. The bill vested a single minister with the power to frame the question and circumstances of any referendum put to the people. The Greens proposed amendments to give that power to parliament, but these were rejected by the ALP and the Nationals so the bill was not passed by the Legislative Council.
* [http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/handbook/searchresult.cfm?menuid=1&memberId=1680 Greg Barber] Parliament of Victoria
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