John Hurley was a politician in colonial Australia, a member at different times of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly and the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
Harley was born in Sydney, the son of Farrell Hurley and Catherine (nee Critchley).
Hurley was member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Central Cumberland 22 February 1872 to 28 November 1874. Foreign Hartley 21 April 1876 to 9 November 1880, 12 February 1887 to 6 June 1891 and 3 July 1901 to 19 August 1907. Hurley was also member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Maryborough 17 August 1883 to 8 July 1884.