Division of Port Adelaide

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Port Adelaide
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Port Adelaide 2013.png
Port Adelaide (dark green) in the city of Adelaide
Created1949
MPMark Butler
PartyLabor
NamesakePort Adelaide
Electors105,204 (2013)
Area181 km2 (69.9 sq mi)
DemographicInner Metropolitan
Port Adelaide

The Division of Port Adelaide is an Australian electoral division in the state of South Australia. It includes the suburbs of Alberton, Beverley, Birkenhead, Cheltenham, Findon, Kilkenny, Largs Bay, Mansfield Park, North Haven, Ottoway, Parafield Gardens, Paralowie, Pennington, Port Adelaide, Queenstown, Rosewater, Salisbury Downs, Semaphore, Woodville, West Croydon, and part of Seaton. The seat also includes Torrens Island and Garden Island.[1]

It was set up in 1949, and is named after Port Adelaide, the working port of Adelaide.

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Albert Thompson Labor 1949–1963
  Fred Birrell Labor 1963–1974
  Mick Young Labor 1974–1988
  Rod Sawford Labor 1988–2007
  Mark Butler Labor 2007–present

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Port Adelaide (SA)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 34°46′37″S 138°32′46″E / 34.777°S 138.546°E / -34.777; 138.546