Minister for Health
Minister for the Arts
Minister for Health Industries

Leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly

Contact details

Phone 08 8463 6270

Fax 08 8463 6277

Email Contact the Minister

Postal Address
GPO Box 2555

9th Floor
CitiCentre Building
11 Hindmarsh Square


Jack Snelling holds office as Minister for Health, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Health Industries and is the Leader of Government Business in State Parliament.

He was first appointed to the Labor Ministry in March 2010.

Jack's other portfolio responsibilities have included Treasury, Veterans’ Affairs, Ageing, Science and Information Economy and Road Safety.

Jack was first elected to the South Australian Parliament in 1997 as the Member for Playford, which includes the suburbs of Ingle Farm, Para Hills, Pooraka and Walkley Heights.

Jack is married to Lucia with six children - Molly, Helena, Frank, Joe, Peter and Thomas.

He enjoys cooking, reading, playing chess with his children, listening to classical music and training at the Para Hills Amateur Boxing Club.