August 2019 Northern Business Breakfast

The Northern Business Breakfast provides information sharing and networking opportunities to the Northern Business Community.

The Hon John Dawkins MLC

Playford Bowling Club – Goodman Rd, Elizabeth

Wednesday 28th August 2019 – 7am – 8.30am

Guest Speaker : The Hon John Dawkins MLC

“Building our economy, Securing our future”

As an experienced member of the government John will speak on “Building our economy, Securing our future” and the governments direction (15mins). He will also talk about his role as the Premiers Advocate for Suicide Prevention (5 mins). John will also take questions after the presentation.

NBBAbout Our Speaker.

John was elected to the Legislative Council in the South Australian Parliament in 1997 and was the Opposition Whip in the Upper House from 2002 to 2018. Currently John serves as the Premier’s Advocate for Suicide Prevention.

John’s extensive community activities have included Rotary, local sports clubs (Softball, Football, Netball), Gawler Show Society, Operation Flinders, Salvation Army, Uniting Church and the Gawler Tourism and Trade Authority.

Os one of the Liberal parties most experienced members of parliament John is currently serving on the following committees:

* Aborigional Lands Parliamentary Steering Committee

* Environment, Resources and Development Committee

* Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Committee

* Statuatory Officers committee

John chaired the Select Committee on Proposed Sale and Redevelopment of Glenside Hospital Site, and the Select Committee on Conduct of PIRSA in Fishing of Mud Cockles in Marine Scalefish and Lakes and Coorong Pipi Fisheries. John has also participated in the Select Committee on Taxi Industry in South Australia, Select Committee on the Inquiry into the Corporation of the City of Burnside, and Select Committee on Lonsdale-Based Adelaide Desalination Plant.

In August 2018 John was appointed to the Select Committee on Moratorium on the Cultivation of Genetically Modified Crops in South Australia.

John is a Justice of the Peace. He was also awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship from Rotary International in 2006.




No post breakfast workshop in September

Full cooked breakfast and Speaker: $25.00

In conjunction with Elizabeth Rotary Club and Salisbury Rotary Club the venues will alternate monthly between Playford Bowling Club, Goodman Road, Elizabeth, SA and Parafield Gardens Community Club, 65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens, SA.


Elizabeth Rotary


Salisbury Rotary


Bring your business cards and every attendee can put information on the information sharing table.

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This breakfast is proudly sponsored by:

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. Peter Kittle

The organisers gratefully acknowledge the financial support of:

St Patrick Technical College
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Elizabeth Community Bank – Bendigo Bank Branch
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Parafield Airport Limited
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Peter Kittle Motor Company
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On booking we are now asking for payment with credit card normally $A25
(made up of $A22.50 + $2.50 to cover credit card fees). If you register your details online below and hit “continue” and then “register” you will be taken to the encrypted Paypal portal where you can pay by Paypal or credit card (you don’t need a Paypal account to pay with credit card). Unfortunately, there are no refunds on cancellation in the last 14 days prior to events or non-attendance at events as we are liable for catering costs based on your booking.Payment on arrival will be normally $A 35 (cash or credit card).
We also reserve the right to invoice people booked who don’t attend.