The Hon Corey Wingard MP is Patron for the Australian Professional Firefighters Foundation(AFPP). Corey was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Mitchell in March 2014. Following the 2018 State Election Corey was re-elected to the new seat of Gibson and became Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services and Recreation, Sport and Racing.
Corey was born in South Australia and grew up in Oaklands Park, Kangaroo Island and Brighton. He attended Brighton Secondary School before studying at the University of South Australia.
Before entering State Parliament, Corey worked as a journalist, firstly at Channel 9 in Sydney and Melbourne and more recently, in the Adelaide newsroom of Channel 10.
Corey says one of the great things about his role as the Minister for Emergency Services is getting the chance to meet and work with the many courageous and hardworking people who make up the emergency services sector.
Corey is proud to support the APFF’s Shake the Boot campaign. This campaign is yet another example of the selfless community spirit shown by the Australian Professional Firefighters Foundation and the emergency services sector in South Australia.