Senator Cory Bernardi was sworn in as a Senator for South Australia in May 2006.

Cory has had over 25 years’ involvement in the Liberal Party in Australia. From 1998 to 2000 he served as the youngest ever State President of the Liberal Party in South Australia. He was also the youngest ever Federal Vice President of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Before entering Parliament, Cory was a member of the Australian rowing team, a publican, an investment portfolio manager and venture capital entrepreneur.

An accomplished author, Cory has written seven books including two children’s books: Fit for Life!, a book which encourages children to be active and engage in a healthy lifestyle and The Money Tree, which teaches children responsible money habits.

Annual compilations of his weekly opinion columns As I See ItNo Left TurnOn The Right Track and Outside The Beltway can be purchased here, as well as his bestselling book The Conservative Revolution.

In 2009, Cory founded the Conservative Leadership Foundation – a not-for-profit educational, research and training organisation dedicated to developing Australia’s future leaders around the guiding principles of limited government, personal responsibility, free enterprise and traditional values.