David Wright

Candidate for Playford

Hi, I'm David.

I have a passion for the natural world. I’m running as a candidate for Playford because I want to encourage action on climate change. Together, we can ensure that climate action gets the priority it needs.

I used to work at Mawson Lakes for 8 years and have a fondness for the area.

We emigrated from the UK in 1996. I have spent my life working as a software engineer and systems engineer in major engineering companies. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Computing. I have worked in various industries including industrial control systems, consumer electronics and aerospace. I have been involved with environmental issues for most of my life.

I think the tide of public opinion is turning, as evidenced by the strong showing of the Greens in Germany. Climate change is seen as the most important issue and the Greens are the only party that takes it seriously. I think I have the maturity and professionalism to show that the Greens can be trusted to govern.

The Greens are the party of integrity and ethics. The other major parties are beholden to their sponsors which the Greens are not. It’s time that the needs of the people and the environment are placed first rather than the needs of big business or large unions..

Together, we can

  • Tackle climate change by rapidly transitioning to publicly owned renewable energy
  • Ensure everyone has a home
  • Fund world class public schools, hospitals, public transport and social services

I’ll represent our community’s values in parliament and hold the major parties to account. Together we can create a fairer and cleaner future for all of us.