Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 14/09/2010 2:47:59 PM


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Division Profile
State South Australia
Elected Member Butler, M (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after the locality which was discovered by Collet Barker in 1831.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 253 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 104,280
Turnout 93.37%
Informal 7.18%
Location Port Adelaide covers an area of approximately 253 sq km from Buckland Park in the north down to Grange Road in the south whilst its eastern boundary takes in parts of Salisbury. The area also includes Torrens Island and Garden Island. Other suburbs in this division are Alberton, Beverley, Birkenhead, Cheltenham, Findon, Kilkenny, Largs Bay, Mansfield Park, Mawson Lakes, North Haven, Ottoway, Parafield Gardens, Paralowie, Pennington, Port Adelaide, Queenstown, Rosewater, Salisbury Downs, Seaton (part), Semaphore, Woodville and West Croydon.
Products and Industry Cement, electricity, flour mills, live sheep export, manufacturing industry, motion pictures, petroleum storage, police academy, salt, sewerage treatment, stevedoring, submarine construction, waste disposal/scrap metal merchants and wool stores.

Butler, M (ALP) 2007-
Sawford, R (ALP) 1988-2007
Young, M J (ALP) 1974-1988
Birrell, F R (ALP) 1963-1974
Thompson, A V (ALP) 1949-1963

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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