Jay Weatherill Premier of South Australia
John is a keen gardener, cook and avid reader of non-fiction. John attained a Law Degree, worked as a Solicitor at law firm Duncan & Hannon and later at Johnston Withers & Associates where he was made a partner.
John was also an Adviser to the Hawke Government from 1985-1988. He has been a Barrister since 1997.
John is a former member of the ALP National Executive and has been a member of various Parliamentary Committees.
SA is richly endowed with mineral and energy resources. Unlocking these resources offers great prosperity. So how can we share the benefits that this prosperity will bring?
To achieve their full potential, all children need the very best start in life. The question is: how do we give it to them?
There’s SA barley in Chinese beer, SA wheat in pasta sold to Italy and top SA food and wine served up locally to visitors from around the world. There are many great stories of SA premium produce.