Profile of the electoral division of Sturt (SA)

Updated: 17 July 2018
State/Territory:
South Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
20 July 2018
First election this name was used at:
1949 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
The next federal election following the 2016 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Sturt (2018) [PDF 1.87MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Captain Charles Sturt, 1795–1869. Sturt conducted several journeys of exploration into Australia's interior, served for a period as commandant of the garrison on Norfolk Island and served in the South Australian public service.
Area
97 sq km
Location description

The Division of Sturt consists of:

  • Campbelltown City Council,
  • City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters,
  • part of Adelaide Hills Council,
  • part of the City of Burnside,
  • part of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield,
  • part of the City of Tea Tree Gully, and
  • part of the City of Unley
Products/Industries of the Area:
Commercial and retail, light industry, University of South Australia campus and viticulture
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
  • Pyne, C (LP) 1993–
  • Wilson, I B C (LP) 1972–1993
  • Foster, N K (ALP) 1969–1972
  • Wilson, I B C (LP) 1966–1969
  • Wilson, K C (LP) 1955–1966
  • Makin, N J O (ALP) 1954–1955
  • Wilson, K C (LP) 1949–1954
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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