Nicholas Farr-Jones

Born
1962
Profession
Lawyer, Footballer

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Councillor City of Sydney 1999 2003
  • The Lord Mayor, Alderman Frank Sartor and athlete Nick Farr-Jones, in 1991 (City of Sydney Archives, NSCA CRS 904/1213)

Family background

Nick Farr-Jones was born in 1962. He is married to Angela and has four children.

Occupation & interests

Nick Farr-Jones completed his law degree at the University of Sydney and worked in a legal practice for 10 years. He was also a champion sportsman, being Captain of the Wallabies football team that won the Rugby Union World Cup for Australia in 1991 and the Bledisloe Cup in 1992. He has extensive investment and banking experience. He worked for the French company Societe Generale in Paris for four years before returning to Sydney to become a Director with International Investment Manager Bank Societe Generale Australia. Nick Farr-Jones was formerly a director of the NRMA.

Community activity

In 1992 Nick Farr-Jones was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Rugby Union

Honours & awards

In 1992 Nick Farr-Jones was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Rugby Union.

Local government service

Nick Farr-Jones was elected to the City of Sydney Council in September 1999. He was deputy leader of the Sydney Alliance which, under leader Katherine Greiner, was opposed to Frank Sartor’s Living Sydney team.

References

City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files

Citation

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