Dr Susan Close
BA(Hons), PhD, MP
|Member of the South Australian Parliament
for Port Adelaide
11 February 2012
|Preceded by||Kevin Foley|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party (SA)|
|Alma mater||Flinders University|
|Occupation||Executive Director, Strategy (DENR)|
Susan Elizabeth Close is an Australian politician representing the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Port Adelaide for the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party since the 2012 by-election. Close has held portfolios in the Cabinet of South Australia since May 2014.
Close retained Port Adelaide for Labor at the 2012 by-election with a 42.3 percent primary and a 52.9 percent two-candidate-preferred vote. The by-election was held after the resignation of the previous Labor incumbent Kevin Foley. She was re-elected with a two-party-preferred vote above 60 percent at the 2014 election.
Close has previously served as Minister for Manufacturing, Innovation and Trade, Minister for the Public Sector, Minister for Automotive Transformation and Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation.
- Minister for Education and Child Development
- Minister for Higher Education and Skills
|Minister for Manufacturing, Innovation and Trade
as Minister for Investment and Trade
|New title||Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation
|Minister for Automotive Transformation
|Minister for the Public Sector
|Minister for Education and Child Development
|South Australian House of Assembly|
|Member for Port Adelaide
|This article about an Australian politician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|