Richard Harvey

Richard Harvey

Member for Newland in the House of Assembly

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About Richard

Richard Harvey is a medical research scientist, local community leader and volunteer committed to delivering for the community in Newland.

As a father of three young children, Richard understands the everyday pressures facing families with increasing cost of living and he is committed to reducing the financial burden on the community.

A valued member of the Marshall Liberal Team, Richard is determined to continue to fight against the reduction in services at Modbury Hospital and return much needed health services to the local area.

Richard is an energetic community advocate as a member of the Rotary Club of Tea Tree Gully, Neighbourhood Watch, Friends of Anstey Hill and the RSL. Richard is passionate about laying the foundation for the next generation and has demonstrated this commitment through Rotary’s National Youth Science Forum, as a mentor of junior umpires in the local footy league, and a member of local school boards and governing councils.

As a research scientist for the University of Adelaide, Richard works to find new ways of preventing and treating pneumonia and meningitis. He works with some of the world’s experts in their field from North America, Europe and Asia.

Richard’s skills and experiences have given him a great perspective from which to contribute to the Marshall Liberal Team’s plan to tackle the challenges facing the Newland community and offer hope and opportunity to all South Australians.

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