Jay Weatherill Premier of South Australia
Prior to entering Parliament, Michael O'Brien was a small/medium business operator. He has also worked as a National Manager for the major Australian corporation, Elders IXL, and has held senior executive positions in major South Australian organisations such as the RAA and the University of Adelaide.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Adelaide.
Michael and his wife Jane have two teenage children.
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.