Corey Wingard

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Corey Wingard

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Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services
Assumed office
22 March 2018 (2018-03-22)
PremierSteven Marshall
Preceded byChris Picton (as Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, and as Minister for Emergency Services)
Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing
Assumed office
22 March 2018 (2018-03-22)
PremierSteven Marshall
Preceded byLeon Bignell (as Minister for Recreation and Sport, and as Minister for Racing)
Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Gibson
Assumed office
17 March 2018
Preceded byNew seat
Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Mitchell
In office
15 March 2014 – 17 March 2018
Preceded byAlan Sibbons
Succeeded byDistrict abolished
Personal details
BornCleve, South Australia
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia (SA)
Alma materUniversity of South Australia
OccupationSports journalist[1]

Corey Luke Wingard is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal member of the South Australian House of Assembly since the 2014 state election, representing Mitchell until 2018 and Gibson thereafter. Wingard has served as the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services and the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing in the Marshall Ministry since 22 March 2018.[2][3]

Wingard had previously been a journalist and sports presenter, ran a media advice company, and worked for senator Sean Edwards.[1]

Wingard graduated from the University of South Australia with a degree in Exercise and Sports. He worked for the SANFL before moving into television where he worked for the Nine Network on the Wide World of Sports and FOX Sports. He later joined Network 10 where he was a sports producer/presenter and was a host and commentator on major events such as the Commonwealth Games, IPL cricket, AFL and the National Basketball League.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Green, Antony. "Mitchell". 2014 SA election. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. ^ MacLennan, Leah (22 March 2018). "SA election: Who's who in the new South Australian Liberal Government?". ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  3. ^ "The South Australian Government Gazette, 22 March 2018, No. 20, Supplementary Gazette" (PDF). Retrieved 23 March 2018.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Picton
as Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services,
and as Minister for Emergency Services
Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services
2018–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Leon Bignell
as Minister for Recreation and Sport, and as Minister for Racing
Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing
2018–present
South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Alan Sibbons
Member for Mitchell
2014–2018
Abolished
New seat Member for Gibson
2018–present
Incumbent