Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Adelaide (SA)

Updated: 1 October 2013
State/Territory:
South Australia
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 16 December 2011.
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Maps & GIS data:
A4 map of the Division of Adelaide (2011) [PDF 285KB]
Map of the Division of Adelaide (2011) [PDF 4.8MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after the city of Adelaide which in turn was named after Queen Adelaide, wife of William IV.
Area and Location Description:
The division of Adelaide covers an area of approximately 76 sq km from Grand Junction Road in the north to Cross Road in the south. Suburbs include Ashford, Clarence Park, Enfield, Goodwood, Kent Town, Keswick, Kilburn, Maylands, North Adelaide, Northgate, Norwood, Parkside, Prospect, Rose Park, St Peters, Toorak Gardens, Unley, Walkerville and the City of Adelaide.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Adelaide central business district, cricket/football stadium, hospitals, markets, newspapers, military barracks, universities, brewery, soft-drink bottlers, rail/bus terminals.
First Proclaimed/Election:
1903
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan
Members:
Ellis, K (ALP) 2004–
Worth, T (LP) 1993–2004
Catley, R (ALP) 1990–1993
Pratt, M P (LP) 1988–1990
Hurford, C J (ALP) 1969–1988
Jones, A T (LP) 1966–1969
Sexton, J C L (ALP) 1958–1966
Chambers, C (ALP) 1943–1958
Stacey, F H (UAP) 1931–1943
Yates, G E (ALP) 1922–1931
Blundell, R P (NAT) 1919–1922
Yates, G E (ALP) 1914–1919
Roberts, E A (ALP) 1908–1913
Kingston, C C (PROT) 1903–1908
Current Member Details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Adelaide
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Adelaide
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Adelaide
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Adelaide
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.