2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Sturt

Updated: 9 February 2011


South Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Captain Charles Sturt 1795–1869, explorer.

Area and Location Description:

Sturt covers an area of approximately 84 sq km east of the city of Adelaide, from Oakden and Hope Valley in the north to Glen Osmond in the south, taking in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges. Suburbs include Athelstone, Burnside, Campbelltown, Dernacourt Frewville, Gilles Plains, Glynde, Glenside, Highbury, Hillcrest, Holden Hill, Kensington, Klemzig, Magill, Marden, Paradise, Payneham (part), Rostrevor (part) and Tranmere.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Mainly residential with some commercial and retail activity.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • Pyne, C (LP) 1993–
  • Wilson, I B C (LP) 1972–1993
  • Foster, N K (ALP) 1969–1972
  • Wilson, I B C (LP) 1966–1969
  • Wilson, K C (LP) 1955–1966
  • Makin, N J O (ALP) 1954–1955
  • Wilson, K C (LP) 1949–1954

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Sturt

Further information:

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