Peter Andrew Treloar is an Australian politician representing the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Flinders for the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia since the March 2010 election, after the resignation of the previous Liberal incumbent Liz Penfold.[3]

Peter Treloar

Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Flinders
Assumed office
20 March 2010
Preceded byLiz Penfold
Personal details
Political partyLiberal
EducationCummins Area School, Prince Alfred College[1]
OccupationPrimary Producer[1]
AwardsNuffield Australia Scholarship (2001)[2]

Treloar held the position of Deputy Opposition Whip from soon after his election, promoted to Opposition Whip on 4 February 2016. He also held the Shadow Minister portfolios of Emergency Services, Volunteers and Veterans' Affairs from 6 November 2012 to 8 February 2013 at which time he became Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition instead.[1]

Treloar grew up at Cummins on Eyre Peninsula in his electorate. He studied at Prince Alfred College in Adelaide. He won a Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship. The topic of his report was Investigation of value adding opportunities and the study of grain industry structures.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Mr Peter Treloar". List of Members. Parliament of South Australia. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  2. ^ Parker, Cathy (3 June 2002). "Nuffield scholarship winner glad to be home". SA Country Hour Summary. ABC Rural. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of South Australia: 2010 election
  4. ^ Treloar, Peter (August 2004). Topic: Investigation of value adding opportunities and the study of grain industry structures (PDF) (Report). Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Liz Penfold
Member for Flinders