Corey Wingard

Corey Luke Wingard is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal member of the South Australian House of Assembly since the 2014 state election, representing Mitchell until 2018 and Gibson thereafter. Wingard served as the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing in the Marshall Ministry since 22 March 2018.[2][3] He previously served as the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services.

Corey Wingard

Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing
Assumed office
22 March 2018 (2018-03-22)
PremierSteven Marshall
Preceded byLeon Bignell (as Minister for Recreation and Sport, and as Minister for Racing)
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
Assumed office
29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
PremierSteven Marshall
Preceded byStephan Knoll (as Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Local Government)
Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services
In office
22 March 2018 (2018-03-22)  29 July 2020
PremierSteven Marshall
Preceded byChris Picton (as Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, and as Minister for Emergency Services)
Succeeded byVincent Tarzia
Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Gibson
Assumed office
17 March 2018
Preceded byNew seat
Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Mitchell
In office
15 March 2014  17 March 2018
Preceded byAlan Sibbons
Succeeded byDistrict abolished
Personal details
BornCleve, South Australia
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia (SA)
Alma materUniversity of South Australia
OccupationSports journalist[1]

Following a Cabinet reshuffle on 28 July 2020, Wingard was appointed the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, and was sworn in on the following day.

Wingard previously was a journalist and sports presenter, ran a media advice company, and worked for senator Sean Edwards.[1]

Wingard graduated from the University of South Australia with a degree in exercise and sports. He worked for the SANFL before moving into television where he worked for the Nine Network on the Wide World of Sports and FOX Sports. He later joined Network 10 where he was a sports producer/presenter and was a host and commentator for major events such as the Commonwealth Games, IPL cricket, AFL and the National Basketball League.[1]


  1. Green, Antony. "Mitchell". 2014 SA election. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. MacLennan, Leah (22 March 2018). "SA election: Who's who in the new South Australian Liberal Government?". ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  3. "The South Australian Government Gazette, 22 March 2018, No. 20, Supplementary Gazette" (PDF). Retrieved 23 March 2018.