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CHRIS BUCKMAN


Senate Candidate for NSW

Chris is a Principal Consultant at Disability Consulting Support based in Tamworth and is married with two school aged children.

Chris grew up near Tenterfield in Northern NSW. He was educated locally and has pursued a career and lifetime of work in the community sector.

In 2008, Chris was elected to Narrabri Shire Council and said this experience ignited a passion for politics and the ability to serve his community and make a difference.

Chris was a NSW Upper House candidate for CountryMinded in the 2016 federal election. He took on a leadership role with the Party to pursue and support genuine political competition.

Chris has a passion for social justice, the community service sector and particularly the disability sector. Born with cerebral palsy, he has a deep understanding of the challenges of living with a disability.

Chris' areas of focus:

  • Disability Care
  • Community Services
  • Social Justice
  • Local Community