Healthy competition Peter Malinuaskas - The Police Minister is regarded as one of the government’s rising stars. Resides in the Legislative Council but is expected to win the seat of Croydon. Susan Close - Part of the left faction, Close has been Education Minister and Child Development since February 2015. The Port Adelaide MP has her admirers but blotted her copybook as Child Development minister. Kyam Maher - Labor’s leader in the Legislative Council is Employment Minister as well as looking after manufacturing and innovation is seen as capable by colleagues. New Faces Chris Picton - A protege of former Health Minister John Hill has long been tipped as the next Cabinet member. Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, he holds Kuarna. Nat Cook - Cook surprisingly won Fisher in December 2014 after Bob Such passed away. A nurse by training she also set up the Sammy D Foundation with husband Neil Davis.