As Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Stephen Wade’s portfolio covers health, wellbeing, mental health, ageing well, substance abuse and suicide prevention.
After graduating in Law and Economics from the University of Adelaide, he worked as a parliamentary adviser at State and Federal level, including for former Liberal Health Minister, Dr Michael Armitage.
The Minister has worked in corporate governance and on a range of Boards, including as Chair of Julia Farr Services Inc.
He was appointed to the Legislative Council in May 2006, and served as a Shadow Minister in a range of portfolios from April 2007. On the election of the Marshall Liberal Government in March 2018, he was appointed Minister for Health and Wellbeing.