Hon Greg Crafter AO

Greg Crafter

The Hon. Gregory Crafter AO was admitted as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of South Australia in 1978.

In March 1979 Greg was elected to the seat of Norwood in the South Australian Parliament following the resignation of the sitting Member for some 26 years, Don Dunstan.

He contested seven elections in Norwood and served the Parliament for more than  14 years, eleven as a Minister of the Crown holding eight portfolios including Education and Children's Services, Community Welfare; Aboriginal Affairs; Housing, Urban Development, Local Government Relations, Recreation and Sport.

He was the South Australian Minister of Education for seven years.

Greg is a former President of the Geneva-based International Baccalaureate Organisation and Chairman of its Executive Committee.

He is also a former Director of the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Trust for Young Australians and Chair of the South Australian Regional Committee (1995-2005) – now called The Foundation for Young Australians.

Mr Crafter was Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Don Dunstan Foundation from 1999 to 2010.

Since 1994 Greg has been a consultant at the Adelaide law firm Johnston Withers.

He has developed a career as a Non Executive Director and consultant serving on private company, public and charitable boards and has been appointed to Public Sector Boards and Commissions of Enquiry by both Liberal and Labor governments.

 

 

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