Gregory CrafterConsultant

The Hon. Gregory Crafter was admitted as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of South Australia in 1978 and joined Johnston Withers as a Consultant in July 1994.

Greg is highly regarded throughout the State of South Australia following a distinguished career as a Member of the South Australian Parliament for the Electorate of Norwood from 1979 until 1993.

During most of that time he served as a Minister in the South Australian Government holding the portfolios
  • Community Welfare (1982-1985)
  • Aboriginal Affairs (1982-1988)
  • Education and Children’s Services (1985-1992)
  • Housing, Urban Development, Local Government Relations, Recreation and Sport (1992-1993)


Greg’s main areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Mediation
  • Government relations
  • Local government
  • Administrative law
  • Industrial relations
  • Indigenous law

Greg has gained international recognition as President of the Geneva based International Baccalaureate Organisation and Chairman of the Organisation’s Executive Committee from 1996-2003.

Greg remains strongly committed and involved in the following high-profile areas
  • Chair Board of Trustees Don Dunstan Foundation – University of Adelaide since 1999
  • South Australian Housing Trust – Board Member since 2007
  • TRACsa Inc.(Centre of Excellence for the treatment and recovery of Road and Work Related accident victims) Chair of the Board since 2006
  • Calvary Hospitals, National Board (Little Company of Mary Health Care) – Board Member since 2006
  • Aboriginal Foundation of SA Inc. – Board Member
  • Foundation For Hellenic Studies – Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Rosemary Foundation for Memory Support – Board Member
  • Member of the Law Society of South Australia
Greg has served the following organisations in positions of leadership since leaving the Parliament in 1993
  • Former President – International Baccalaureate Organisation (Geneva) and Chair of the Executive Committee (1996-2003)
  • Member of the Passenger Transport Board (1994-2004)
  • Director of the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Trust for Young Australians and Chair of the South Australian Regional Committee (1995-2005) – now called The Foundation for Young Australians
  • Member of Council – University of Adelaide (1999-2007)
  • Chair of the Alumni Association – The University of Adelaide (1999-2006)
  • Chair of the Board of Trustees – The Don Dunstan Foundation (since 1999)
  • Former Member of Council – St Ignatius College Council