Barry Lyons is a retired businessman who moved to Kangaroo Flat in 1981 and established strong links to the local community.
Barry served as a Councillor with the former Shire of Romsey in the 1970s.
He is a family man, married to Betty and has five children and 11 grandchildren. He is the former licensee of Kangaroo Flat’s Windermere Hotel, a family business he owned and operated for 23 years.
Barry is a long term supporter and sponsor of local sport, including Kangaroo Flat Football/Netball and Cricket Clubs. He served as President of the Kangaroo Flat Lions Club and as a board member of the Kangaroo Flat Community Health Centre.