Leader of the Opposition
Shadow Minister for Defence & Space Industries
As a firm believer in the importance of family and community Peter has spent all of his working life working with both employees and employers in the retail industry to find a balance that benefits all South Australians.
Prior to entering the Legislative Council Peter was the State Secretary of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association and was the driver the creation of two part-day day public holidays on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Peter served in the Weatherill Government as Minister for Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse prior to the 2018 State Election, having previously served as Minister for Police, Correctional Services, Emergency Services and Road Safety.
In Peter’s spare time, he can often be found at a Port Adelaide game or out on the footy field with his beloved Adelaide Uni (The Blacks).
Peter’s great love is his family. Peter and his wife Annabel have a daughter Sophie, and a son Jack.