Corey Wingard was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Mitchell in March 2014.
He was re-elected in 2018 to represent the new electorate of Gibson and was appointed as the Minister for Police, Emergency Services, Correctional Services, Recreation, Sport and Racing in the Marshall Government.
Prior to this, Corey served as the Shadow Minister for Transport and Road Safety from June 2014 to Jan 2016, before being Shadow Minister for Small Business, Manufacturing and Innovation, Cost of Living and Automotive Transformation.
In January 2017 those roles were consolidated and Corey became the Shadow Minister for Industry, Sport, Recreation and Racing.
Corey was born in South Australia and grew up in Oaklands Park and Brighton, suburbs that now form the Electorate of Gibson.
He was educated at Brighton Secondary School and the University of South Australia.
Before entering politics, Corey worked as a broadcast journalist in local and interstate newsrooms.
He is passionate about sport, both on and off the field and is actively involved in numerous community groups in his electorate and the broader community.
Corey is married and has four children.