The Hon Jay Weatherill

45th Premier of South Australia

A lawyer with an economics degree, Jay Weatherill established his own law firm in 1995 and practiced until he was elected as the Labor Member for Cheltenham in 2002. He was subsequently re-elected as Member for Cheltenham in 2006 and in 2010.

He has held a range of portfolios including Environment and Conservation, Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Minister Assisting the Premier in Cabinet Business and Public Sector Management, Families and Communities, Housing, Ageing, Disability, Urban Development and Planning, Administrative Services, Local Government and Gambling. He is a member of the South Australian Executive Council.