AHA|SA President - Peter Hurley AO
Peter Hurley AO has been President of the AHA|SA since 1994.
Peter was a banker and then a school teacher until the age of 24, when he began his career in the hotel industry in Wudinna on Eyre Peninsula. He moved to Adelaide in the late 1970s and today is the owner/director of several major hotels, including the Arkaba Hotel, and has a share in several others.
Peter has been an AHA|SA Councillor since 1979 and has held various positions on the AHA National Board including National President of the AHA (1998-2000 and 2011-2013) and National Senior Vice-President (2005-2011). Peter is an AHA|SA and AHA Life Member.
Peter was Chairman of Hospitality Group Training (the largest group apprenticeship training scheme in SA) from 1997 until 2015. Peter is a past board member (1979-1996) and a past Chairman of Sip'n Save (1992-1996), he was a council member of the Regency Institute of TAFE for eight years and he is a former board member of both the Australian Tourism Commission (2000-2004) and South Australian Tourism Commission (1997-2003).
In 2006, Peter was appointed to the board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). Peter is also the Deputy Chairman of the Adelaide Football Club and has been Deputy Chair of the Independent Gaming Corporation since it was established in 1994.
Peter was honoured with an Officer of the order of Australia in 2016 in recognition of his service to the hospitality and tourism industry.
AHA |SA Vice-President - David Basheer
AHA|SA Deputy Vice-President - Matthew Binns
AHA|SA Secretary/Treasurer - Richard Lovell
Accommodation Division Chairperson – Peer Norsell
Adelaide and North Adelaide
Gawler and Barossa
Port Augusta and Far North
Peter Hurley (President)
Upper North East