Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 15/09/2010 2:18:56 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name BARKER
State South Australia
Elected Member Secker, P (LP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after Captain Collet Barker 1784-1831, an explorer in South Australia and the Northern Territory.
First Proclaimed / Election 1903
Area 64015 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 104,845
Turnout 95.11%
Informal 5.46%
Location Barker covers an area of approximately 64 015 sq km from Morgan in the north to Port MacDonnell in the south. The eastern boundary is the South Australian border. It includes the Upper and Lower South East, the Mallee, the Riverland, the Murrayland and most of the Barossa Valley. The towns of Barmera, Berri, Bordertown, Keith, Kingston SE, Loxton, Mannum, Millicent, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Naracoorte, Nuriootpa (part), Penola, Renmark, Tanunda (part), Tailem Bend, and Waikerie are in this division.
Products and Industry Beef and dairy cattle, sheep, fishing, cropping, forestry, timber, paper products, wine, fresh and dried fruit, vegetables, transport and tourism.

Secker, P (LP) 1998-
McLachlan, I (LP) 1990-1998
Porter, J R (LP) 1975-1990
Forbes, A J (LP) 1956-1975
Cameron, A G (CP/LP/LCL/LP) 1934-1956
Cameron, M D (NAT/UAP/LP) 1922-1934
Livingston, J (ANTI-SOC/LIB/NAT) 1906-1922
Bonython, J L (PROT) 1903-1906

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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