2001 Profile for the division of Adelaide

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

South Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after the city of Adelaide which in turn was named after Queen Adelaide, wife of William IV.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 71 sq km from Grand Junction Road to Cross Road.

Suburbs include Clarence Park, Enfield, Fullarton, Keswick, Kilburn, North Adelaide, Parkside, Prospect, St Peters, Unley, Walkerville and the City of Adelaide.

Products/Industries of the area:

Markets, newspapers, fashion design, army depot and military barracks, brewery, Coca-Cola bottlers and Adelaide central business district.

First Proclaimed

1903

Members

  • T Worth (LP) 1993–
  • R Catley (ALP) 1990–93
  • M P Pratt (LP) 1988–90
  • C J Hurford (ALP) 1969–88
  • A T Jones (LP) 1966–69
  • J C L Sexton (ALP) 1958–66
  • C Chambers (ALP) 1943–58
  • F H Stacey (UAP) 1931–43
  • G E Yates (ALP) 1922–31
  • R P Blundell (NAT) 1919–22
  • G E Yates (ALP) 1914–19
  • E A Roberts (ALP) 1908–13
  • C C Kingston (PROT) 1903–08

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: 82 157

Informal Vote: 4.46%

Turnout: 94.41%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 49.09%
  • LP: 50.91%

Enrolment: 86 272

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.89%
  • Preamble Question 1.04%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 94.53%
  • Preamble Question 94.55%

Enrolment: 86 538

Informal Vote: 5.09%

Turnout: 94.37%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 49.78%
  • LP: 50.22%
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