Division of Hindmarsh

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Hindmarsh
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Hindmarsh 2019.png
Hindmarsh (dark green) in the city of Adelaide (2019)
Created1903
MPMatt Williams
PartyLiberal
NamesakeSir John Hindmarsh
Electors122,645 (2019)
Area78 km2 (30.1 sq mi)
DemographicInner Metropolitan
Governor John Hindmarsh

The Division of Hindmarsh is an Australian Electoral Division in South Australia. It covers the western suburbs of Adelaide, including Adelaide Airport, Ascot Park, Brooklyn Park, Edwardstown, Fulham, Glenelg, Grange, Henley Beach, Kidman Park, Kurralta Park, Morphettville, Plympton, Richmond, Semaphore Park, Torrensville, West Beach and West Lakes.

It was set up in 1903 and is named after Sir John Hindmarsh, who was Governor of South Australia 1836-38.

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Image Member Party Term Notes
  James Hutchison.jpg James Hutchison
(1859–1909)
Labour 1903–
6 December 1909
Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of East Adelaide. Served as minister under Fisher. Died in office
  William Oliver Archibald.jpg William Archibald
(1850–1926)
Labor 1910 –
14 November 1916
Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Port Adelaide. Served as minister under Fisher and Hughes. Lost seat
  National Labor 14 November 1916 –
17 February 1917
  Nationalist 17 February 1917 –
1919
  Norman Makin 1930.jpg Norman Makin
(1889–1982)
Labor 1919 –
1946
Served as Speaker during the Scullin Government. Served as minister under John Curtin, Frank Forde and Ben Chifley. Retired. Later elected to the Division of Sturt in 1954.
  No image.svg Albert Thompson
(1886–1966)
Labor 1946 –
1949
Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Semaphore. Transferred to the Division of Port Adelaide
  ClydeCameron1960.jpg Clyde Cameron
(1913–2008)
Labor 1949 –
1980
Served as minister under Gough Whitlam. Retired
  No image.svg John Scott
(1934–)
Labor 1980 –
1993
Retired
  No image.svg Chris Gallus
(1943–)
Liberal 1993 –
2004
Previously held the Division of Hawker. Retired
  Steve Georganas crop.JPG Steve Georganas
(1959–)
Labor 2004 –
2013
Lost seat
  Matt Williams.JPG Matt Williams
(1973–)
Liberal 2013 –
2016
Lost seat
  Steve Georganas crop.JPG Steve Georganas
(1959–)
Labor 2016 –
2019
Transferred to the Division of Adelaide
  Mark Butler 2016.jpg Mark Butler
(1970–)
Labor 2019 –
present
Previously held the Division of Port Adelaide. Incumbent


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Coordinates: 34°56′10″S 138°31′41″E / 34.936°S 138.528°E / -34.936; 138.528