Notable Alumni


The Sydney University Liberal Club boasts a vast alumni of politicians, business and community leaders. For well over 40 years, every NSW and Federal Cabinet has included at least one alumnus.


1. Malcolm Turnbull MP, 29th Prime Minister of Australia 2015-2018

2. Tony Abbott MP, 28th Prime Minister of Australia, 2013-2015

3. John Howard OM, AC, 26th Prime Minister of Australia 1996-2007

4. Joe Hockey MP, 38th Treasurer of Australia 2013-2015, Ambassador to the United States

5. Bronwyn Bishop MP, Former Speaker of the House, 2013-2015

6. Philip Ruddock MP, Former Government Whip, 2013-2015, NSW Liberal Party President

7. Mitch Fifield MP, Minister for Communications and the Arts 2015-

8. Mike Baird MP, Premier of NSW, 2014-2017, CCO at NAB

9. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of NSW, 2017-

10. Jason Falinski MP, Member for Mackellar 2016- 

11. Neville Wran, Premier of NSW, 1976-1986

12. John Brogden, Leader of the NSW Opposition 2002-2005

13. Kerry Chikarovski, Leader of the NSW Opposition 1998-2002

14. Ted McWhinney, Member for Vancouver Quadra (Canada) 1993-2000

15. Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Family and Social Services 2016- 

16. Angus Taylor MP, Energy Minister 2018- 

17. Alex Hawke MP, Member for Mitchell

18. Paul McClintock, Chairman of Myer

19. Kevin McCann AM, Chairman of Macquarie Group, Managing Partner of Allens

20. Dominic Perrottet MP, NSW Treasurer, 2017-

21. Don Harwin MLC, Special Minister of State, Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations, Aboriginal Affairs, and the Arts, and Vice-President of the Executive Council

22. Peter Phelps MLC, Government Whip in the NSW Legislative Council 2011-2016

23. David Clarke MLC, Member of the NSW Legislative Council 2003-2019

24. Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC, Government Whip in the NSW Legislative Council 2016-

25. Catherine Cusack MLC, Parliamentary Secretary for Cost of Living 2014- 

26. Jim Carlton AO, Federal Minister for Health, 1982-1983

27. Don Hayward, Victorian Minister for Education 1992-96

28. Greg Sheridan, Foreign Affairs Editor at The Australian

29. Justice Adrian Roden, former Justice of Supreme Court, 1978-1989

30. Gordon Barton, Businessman and founder of the Australia Party

31. Scott Farlow MLC, Member of NSW Legislative Council 2015-

32. Ben Franklin MLC, Member of NSW Legislative Council 2015-2019

33. Alister Henskens SC MP, Member for Ku-ring-gai 2015-