2004 Profile of the division of Hindmarsh

Updated: 29 September 2011


South Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir John Hindmarsh 1786–1860, first Governor of South Australia.

Area and Location Description:

Hindmarsh covers an area of approximately 73 sq km in inner western Adelaide. The main suburbs include Adelaide Airport, Brooklyn Park, Fulham, Glenelg, Grange, Henley Beach, Kidman Park, Kurralta Park, Morphettville, Plympton, Richmond, Semaphonre Park, Torrensville, West Beach and West Lakes.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Aviation, tourism, small industries and numerous sporting venues.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • GALLUS, C (LP) 1993–2004
  • SCOTT, J L (ALP) 1980–1993
  • CAMERON, C R (ALP) 1949–1980
  • THOMPSON, A V (ALP) 1946–1949
  • MAKIN, N J O (ALP/FLP/ALP) 1919–1946
  • ARCHIBALD, W O (ALP/NAT) 1910–1919
  • HUTCHISON, J (ALP) 1903–1909

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 98 594
  • Informal Vote: 6.93%
  • Turnout: 94.71%
  • Seat Status: Marginal Labor
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 49.94% | ALP: 50.06%

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.