Division of Sturt

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Sturt
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Sturt 2019.png
Division of Sturt, 2019.
Created1949
MPJames Stevens
PartyLiberal
NamesakeCharles Sturt
Electors123,833 (2019)
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]

Image Member Party Term Notes
  Keith Wilson-1950-an23530385.jpg Keith Wilson
(1900–1987)
Liberal 1949 Australian federal election,0 December 1949 –
1954 Australian federal election, 29 May 1954
Previously a member of the Senate. Lost seat
  Makin-young.jpg Norman Makin
(1889–1982)
Labor 1954 Australian federal election, 29 May 1954 –
1955 Australian federal election, 10 December 1955
Previously held the Division of Hindmarsh. Moved to the Division of Bonython
  Keith Wilson-1950-an23530385.jpg (Sir) Keith Wilson
(1900–1987)
Liberal 1955 Australian federal election, 10 December 1955 –
1966 Australian federal election, 31 October 1966
Retired. Father of Ian Wilson
  No image.svg Ian Wilson
(1932–2013)
Liberal 1966 Australian federal election, 26 November 1966 –
1969 Australian federal election, 25 October 1969
Lost seat
  No image.svg Norm Foster
(1921–2006)
Labor 1969 Australian federal election, 25 October 1969 –
1972 Australian federal election, 2 December 1972
Lost seat. Later elected to the South Australian Legislative Council in 1975
  No image.svg Ian Wilson
(1932–2013)
Liberal 1972 Australian federal election, 2 December 1972]] –
1993 Australian federal election, 8 February 1993
Served as minister under Malcolm Fraser. Lost preselection and retired. Son of Sir Keith Wilson
  Christopher Pyne MP.jpg Christopher Pyne
(1967–)
Liberal 1993 Australian federal election, 13 March 1993]] –
2019 Australian federal election, 11 April 2019
Served as minister under John Howard, Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison. Retired
  No image.svg James Stevens
(1983–)
Liberal 2019 Australian federal election, 18 May 2019 –
present
Incumbent


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