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Hon Stephen Wade MLC

Member of the Legislative Council

Shadow Minister for Health and Wellbeing

Parliament House
Adelaide SA 5000

Telephone: (08) 8237 9563

Stephen Wade is a graduate in Law and Economics from the University of Adelaide.

He worked in corporate governance and on a range of Boards before being appointed to the Legislative Council as a Liberal Party member in May 2006

Stephen was Chair of Julia Farr Services Inc. (2003-2006), the largest disability service provider in South Australia, and was a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Stephen has served as a Shadow Minister since April 2007, and currently holds the health and wellbeing portfolio.

Stephen lives in the Adelaide Hills and enjoys travel, bushwalking and movies.

Latest Media Releases

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State Liberals welcome progress with medicinal cannabis

Feb 22, 2017

 State Liberals today applauded the Turnbull Government for delivering improved access to medicinal cannabis for people suffering a range of debilitating diseases.

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Waiting 40 hours for a hospital bed

Feb 21, 2017

The State Liberals have released data showing that at 2.00pm yesterday 8 people had been stuck in the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Emergency Department for more than 24 hours and some have been waiting more than 40 hours for a bed.

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Lyell McEwin’s dangerous overload

Feb 15, 2017

 The State Liberals have released data showing the Lyell McEwin Hospital is being swamped by increased patient demand caused by the Weatherill Government’s controversial Transforming Health budget cuts.

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nRAH faces winter overload

Feb 14, 2017

 Even before the nRAH is completed, the State Liberals have released figures today that show it will have trouble coping with its first winter.

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Transforming Health turns a terrible two

Feb 03, 2017

 On the second anniversary of the release of Transforming Health the State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to abandon its dangerous downgrading of Adelaide’s hospital network.

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Labor Health cuts increase emergency waits

Feb 01, 2017

 National data released today confirms that emergency health services in metropolitan Adelaide are deteriorating under Transforming Health.

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nRAH crisis deepens as revolving door takes another leader

Jan 31, 2017

 The new Royal Adelaide Hospital lurched further into crisis today when the Weatherill Government sacked Julia Squire, one of the key project leaders.

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Why was the generator failure report kept secret?

Jan 24, 2017
The Weatherill Labor Government kept secret a report into a critical generator failure at the Flinders Medical Centre during the September state-wide blackout.

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NRAH not even technically complete

Jan 19, 2017

The new Royal Adelaide Hospital is now officially one year behind schedule as we pass the anniversary of the ‘Technical Completion’ date of 19 January 2016.

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Port Augusta health checks

Jan 09, 2017

The State Liberals are calling for the Weatherill Government to establish a comprehensive health response to the fly ash crisis in Port Augusta as a matter of urgency.

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