Division of Sturt

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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Sturt 2013.png
Sturt (dark green) in the city of Adelaide
MPChristopher Pyne
NamesakeCharles Sturt
Electors101,845 (2013)
Area85 km2 (32.8 sq mi)
DemographicInner Metropolitan
Charles Sturt

The Division of Sturt is an Australian electoral division in South Australia. It was set up in 1949, and named for Captain Charles Sturt, an explorer and the first European to visit the Murray River.[1]

It includes the Adelaide suburbs of Athelstone, Burnside, Campbelltown, Dernancourt, Frewville, Gilles Plains, Glynde, Glenside, Hectorville, Highbury, Hillcrest, Holden Hill, Kensington, Klemzig, Magill, Marden, Paradise, Tranmere and parts of Payneham and Rostrevor.[1]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Keith Wilson Liberal 1949–1954
  Norman Makin Labor 1954–1955
  (Sir) Keith Wilson Liberal 1955–1966
  Ian Wilson Liberal 1966–1969
  Norm Foster Labor 1969–1972
  Ian Wilson Liberal 1972–1993
  Christopher Pyne Liberal 1993–present

Election results[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Sturt (SA)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015.

Coordinates: 34°53′38″S 138°40′26″E / 34.894°S 138.674°E / -34.894; 138.674