2001 Profile of the division of Hindmarsh

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

South Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir John Hindmarsh (1786–1860), first Governor of South Australia (1836–1838).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 62 sq km in inner western Adelaide.

The main suburbs include Edwardstown, Fulham, Glenelg, Henley Beach, Kidman Park, Kurralta Park, Morphettville, Plympton, Richmond, Torrensville and West Beach.

Products/Industries of the area:

Aviation, tourism, small industries and numerous sporting venues.

First Proclaimed

1903

Members

  • Chris Gallus (LP) 1993–
  • J L Scott (ALP) 1980–93
  • C R Cameron (ALP) 1949–80
  • A V Thompson (ALP) 1946–49
  • N J O Makin (ALP/FLP/ALP) 1919–46
  • W O Archibald (ALP/NAT) 1910–19
  • J Hutchison (ALP) 1903–09

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: 83 627

Informal Vote: 4.57%

Turnout: 95.64%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 48.77%
  • LP: 51.23%

Enrolment: 84 270

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 1.04%
  • Preamble Question 1.22%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 96.23%
  • Preamble Question 96.24%

Enrolment: 84 806

Informal Vote: 5.78%

Turnout: 95.46%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 48.14%
  • LP: 51.86%
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