Minister for Health
Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Member of the Executive Council
A proud South Australian, Peter was born and educated in suburban Adelaide and studied his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Adelaide. He lives with his family in the western suburbs.
Peter entered State Parliament in 2015 and, in January 2016, he became the Minister for Police, Correctional Services, Emergency Service and Road Safety. In September 2017 he was appointed Minister for Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
Prior to entering the Legislative Council, Peter was the Secretary of the Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association, fighting for fair working conditions for the state’s retail workers.
Peter believes in the value of hard work, the importance of a strong voice that represents working people, and a state that provides opportunities for all.
In Peter’s spare time, he can often be found at a Port Adelaide Football Club game or out on the footy field with Adelaide Uni’s The Blacks.
Peter’s great love is his family. He and his wife, Annabel, have a son, Jack, and daughter, Sophie.