John Hill (Australian politician)
|Minister for Health|
4 November 2005 – 21 January 2013
|Premier||Mike Rann (2005–2011)
Jay Weatherill (2011–2013)
|Preceded by||Lea Stevens|
|Succeeded by||Jack Snelling|
|Member of the South Australian Parliament
11 October 1997 – 15 March 2014
|Preceded by||Lorraine Rosenberg|
|Succeeded by||Chris Picton|
|Born||John David Hill
3 December 1949
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||University of Sydney
University of Adelaide
Born in Sydney, Hill attended the University of Sydney and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He moved to South Australia in 1974 and became a teacher. He also studied at the University of Adelaide and received his law degree.
Following a brief stint as a ministerial adviser during the Bannon Government, Hill became a party official, becoming State Secretary in 1994. He was elected to Parliament as member for Kaurna at the 1997 state election.
After Labor won the 2002 election, Hill became a minister in the Rann Government. Initially given the portfolios of Minister for Environment and Conservation, Minister for the River Murray, Minister for the Southern Suburbs, Minister Assisting the Premier in the Arts and Minister for Gambling, Hill gained his current portfolios after a number of cabinet reshuffles.
The 2006 election saw Hill gain a swing of 11.0% to a total margin of 22.0%
John Hill's political memoir, On Being a Minister - Behind the Mask, was published in February 2016.
- EPODE International Network, the world's largest obesity-prevention network
- "Senior Ministers to quit State Parliament". ABC News. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
- John Hill: On Being a Minister - Behind the Mask Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2016. ISBN 9781743053973
|South Australian House of Assembly|
|Member for Kaurna