Benjamin 'Ben' Barba, born in Darwin, Northern Territory, is an Indigenous Australian professional rugby league player who plays fullback in the National Rugby League for Brisbane team, Brisbane Broncos. In September, 2008, Barba was named in the Toyota Cup Team of the Year. The previous season, playing for the Bulldogs in the Jersey Flegg competition, Barba scored 130 points in 11 games. In 2009, Barba was an integral member of the Bankstown City Bulls team that won the New South Wales Cup.
Barba made his NRL debut for the Bulldogs on 28 July 2008, against the St. George Illawarra Dragons. At the time he was called up to first-grade, Barba was working at a car wash. It was announced on 20 July 2011 that Barba had signed a contract extension at the Bulldogs until the end of the 2015 season.
Barba had a successful 2011 season and scored 23 tries from 24 games. Barba's form has been so impressive it earned him a selection into the 25-man Queensland State of Origin squad, however Barba did not make his origin debut.