George Weatherill (politician)

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George Weatherill
In office
11 February 1986 – 1 September 2000
Personal details
Born 1936
Hartlepool, County Durham, England
Political party Australian Labor Party
Children Jay Weatherill
Profession wharf labourer, union official, member of parliament

George Weatherill (born 1936) is a former Australian politician, representing the Australian Labor Party in the South Australian Legislative Council from 1986 to 2000.[1]

Weatherill came from England's industrial north. In Australia, he stacked wool on Port Adelaide's wharves before becoming an official with the Australian Government Workers' Union (later the Miscellaneous Workers' Union). He is the father of Premier of South Australia Jay Weatherill.[2]


  1. ^ "Former Member of Parliament Details". SA Parliament. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Debelle, Penelope (2 August 2011). "Smooth operator Jay Weatherill is ready for top job". The Advertiser. 

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