"If we wish our state's growth to continue, then our future will increasingly be with industries that require a highly skilled and technically proficient workforce."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Jay Weatherill on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Jay Weatherill on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Jay Weatherill on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Jay Weatherill on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Jay Weatherill on William Shakespeare
"You'll be much more successful if you follow your dreams and follow your passions."
"People want the freedom. They want to be able to shop. If you don't like the shop trading hours and you're a shop owner, you don't have to open."
"There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There's an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future."
"We are all in this together. We want to have, I suppose, a single point of entry so that anyone coming near a disability service can get a very complete picture. Government needs to understand that picture, and we need to be able to offer somebody a one-stop shop."
"I believe that investing in our children's development from the earliest age is the single most important contribution we can make to the health and wellbeing of our citizens, their capacity and the future prosperity of our state."