Hon Sussan Ley MP

Sussan Ley has been the Member for Farrer since 2001. She advocates for rural and regional issues, and currently holds a portfolio in Parliament as Minister for the Environment. While Sussan did not live in Australia until she moved from the United Arab Emirates at age 13, she is deeply committed to local issues such as  decentralization, support for farmers, home grown food security, as well as improving services for rural health.

In 2015, Sussan recited the poem Corniche by Les Murray for the Winter Solstice.