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Hon Blair Boyer

House of Assembly

About Me

Full Name
Blair Ingram Boyer
Australian Labor Party
House of Assembly
Date Elected
17 March 2018
Blair grew up on the family farm in rural South West Victoria, not far from Mount Gambier. He was educated at local public schools before graduating from Monash University with degrees in Arts and Law in 2005. It was at University in 2000 that Blair met his wife, Catherine, with whom he has three daughters. Blair completed his articled clerkship in 2006 and practiced as a solicitor for a short period of time.

In 2011 Blair and Catherine moved to Adelaide where Blair worked as Chief of Staff to Minister Jennifer Rankine. After Jennifer’s retirement from Cabinet, Blair began work for Premier Jay Weatherill. In March 2018 he was elected Member of Parliament for the seat of Wright. In May 2018 Blair was appointed to the role of Shadow Assistant Minister for Health and Wellbeing.
Prior Employment
Deputy Chief of Staff to Hon J Weatherill MP
Public Activities
Blair lives in the North East with his family. When he has time he enjoys playing basketball, watching the footy, listening to music, taking the kids bike riding and spending time on the family farm. He is also a volunteer with the Salisbury SES Unit.

Blair is particularly passionate about education and believes that a strong, affordable and accessible public education system is the key to equality. He believes that meaningful, dignified, work is the bedrock of our society and should be available to all South Australians, regardless of their means or background.
Other Information
Blair’s upbringing in a rural environment has instilled in him a love of the country and an appreciation of the rewards that come from hard work and persistence. He is aware of the privilege that life has granted him and is determined to do his utmost to extend to all South Australians the opportunity to make the most of their talents and aspirations.

Contact Details

Electorate Telephone
08 8289 0700
Electorate Email
Electorate Address
Shop 2, Manor Farm Shopping Centre, 53 Northbri Avenue, SALISBURY EAST SA 5109
Electorate Postal Address
Ministry Email
Ministry Telephone
08 8226 1205
Ministry Postal Address
GPO Box 1563, ADELAIDE SA 5001
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Electoral History

Reason (if retired)
17 Mar 2018 - Current
House of Assembly
Australian Labor Party

Offices Held

01 Sep 2020 - 21 Mar 2022
Shadow Minister for Education
01 Sep 2020 - 21 Mar 2022
Shadow Minister for Training and Skills
01 Sep 2020 - 21 Mar 2022
Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs
02 May 2018 - 01 Sep 2020
Shadow Assistant Minister for Health and Wellbeing

Ministerial Appointments

24 Mar 2022 - Current
Member of Executive Council
24 Mar 2022 - Current
Minister for Education, Training and Skills

Committee Membership

03 May 2018 - 02 May 2022
Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.