AHURI CONFERENCE SPEAKER
Zoe Bettison was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Ramsay on the 11th of February 2012. She is passionate about learning and has a strong interest in education, training and business investment. Participation in the economy for all South Australians is a key driver for her interest in politics.
Since coming to office, Zoe has supported the renewal of local parks and facilities, including the Salisbury Civic Square upgrade and the Creaser Park play space. Zoe has also supported new legislative measures to reduce hoon driving and graffiti, and she is a strong supporter of the Skills for All program.
On the 26th of March 2014, Zoe Bettison was appointed as a Cabinet Minister. Zoe is currently the Minister for Communities and Social Inclusion, Minister for Social Housing, Minister for the Status of Women, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Multicultural Affairs , Minister for Youth and Minister for Volunteers.
Zoe has a BA from Flinders University and a MBA from the University of Adelaide. Prior to her election Zoe worked for an iconic tourism transport operator and was a director of a public affairs company.
Zoe and her husband have a young son.