2001 Profile of the division of Sturt

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

South Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Captain Charles Sturt (1795–1869), explorer.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 66 sq km from Oakden in the north to Leawood Gardens in the south.

Suburbs include Burnside, Campbelltown, Dulwich, Gilles Plains, Glenside, Hillcrest, Kensington, Klemzig, Norwood, Payneham and Tranmere.

Products/Industries of the area:

Mainly residential with some commercial and retail activity.

First Proclaimed

1949

Members

  • Christopher Pyne (LP) 1993–
  • I B C Wilson (LP) 1972–93
  • N K Foster (ALP) 1969–72
  • I B C Wilson (LP) 1966–69
  • K C Wilson (LP) 1955–66
  • N J O Makin (ALP) 1954–55
  • K C Wilson (LP) 1949–54

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses.

Demographic Rating

Inner Metropolitan

Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 79 823

Informal Vote: 4.40%

Turnout: 95.20%

Seat Status: Fairly Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 42.71%
  • LP: 57.29%

Enrolment: 85 629

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.86%
  • Preamble Question 1.01%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.46%
  • Preamble Question 95.46%

Enrolment: 86 359

Informal Vote: 5.26%

Turnout: 95.18%

Seat Status: Fairly Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 41.82%
  • LP: 58.18%
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