Corey Wingard has a long term understanding of local issues in Gibson (changed from Mitchell in the 2016 State Boundary Redistribution), he grew up in Oaklands Park and has lived in and around the area for most of his life. Corey was elected as the Member for Mitchell at the 2014 State Election and then Gibson at the 2018 State Election. Corey is proud to be a strong voice for his electorate in the South Australian Parliament.
During High School and University, Corey played football locally and worked part time at Westfield Marion, experiences which have further provided him with a real affinity and passion for Mitchell.
Corey has also worked as a journalist, firstly at Channel 9 in Sydney and Melbourne and more recently, in the Adelaide newsroom of Channel 10, hosting a football show and a number of other major events including the AFL, IPL cricket and Delhi Commonwealth Games.
As a father of four, Corey has been actively involved in the community, as a member of the local school’s governing council, as a sporting coach for numerous teams and volunteering through several charities.
Corey sees education, security for the elderly, prosperity for business and future opportunities for young people as key areas to be addressed in Gibson.