Published Thursday, 17 February 2022
Mr Steven Griffiths has been appointed by the Governor of South Australia as a member of the State Planning Commission effective 1 March 2022. The appointment is for a 6 month period to 31 August 2022.
Mr Griffiths is a strong advocate for regional South Australia, with extensive experience in representing the interests of the regions as Chief Executive of the Federation of North Eastern Councils, including Orroroo Carrieton and Peterborough Councils, in the Mid North of South Australia from 1993 to 1999.
From 2000 to 2006 Mr Griffiths was Chief Executive Officer for the District Council of Yorke Peninsula, before being elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Goyder in March 2006.
Mr Griffiths served 12 years in Parliament holding various Shadow Ministry portfolios and responsibilities, including Shadow Ministerial responsibility for the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.
Chair of the State Planning Commission, Craig Holden welcomed Mr Griffiths saying “Steven brings considerable knowledge, expertise and experience in local government, public administration and law to the Commission. I look forward to Steven joining the Commission and contributing to our extensive work program in 2022, in particular the development of state-wide Regional Plans.”