Profile of the electoral division of Makin (SA)

Updated: 9 July 2019
South Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
20 July 2018
First election this name was used at:
1984 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Makin (2018) [PDF 971KB]
Map of the Division of Makin (2018) [PDF 2.27MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of the Hon. Norman John Oswald Makin AO, 1889–1982. Makin was a Member of the House of Representatives (1919–46 and 1954–63) and Speaker of the House of Representatives (1929–31).
162 sq km
Location description

The Division of Makin consists of:

  • part of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield,
  • part of the City of Salisbury, and
  • part of the City of Tea Tree Gully
Products/Industries of the Area:
Aviation, brick making, commercial and retail industry, higher education, hobby farmers, horse studs, light manufacturing, Modbury Hospital, tourism and wineries.
Demographic Rating:
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
  • Zappia, A (ALP) 2007–
  • Draper, T (LP) 1996–2007
  • Duncan, P (ALP) 1984–1996
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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