Named after Norman Makin 1889–1982, Member of the House of Representatives 1919–46, 1954–63 and Speaker of the House 1929–31.
Area and Location Description:
Makin covers an area of approximately 130 sq km from the Little Para River and Gould Creek in the north to Grand Junction Road in the south. The suburbs of Banksia Park, Fairview Park, Gepps Cross (part), Golden Grove, Greenwith, Gulfview Heights, Hope Valley (part), Ingle Farm, Mawson Lakes, Modbury, Para Hills, Para Vista, Pooraka, Redwood Park, Ridgehaven, Salisbury East, Salisbury Heights, St Agnes, Surrey Downs, Tea Tree Gully, Valley View, Vista, Walkley Heights, Wynn Vale and Yatala Vale are in this division.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light manufacturing, commercial and retail industry, aviation, wineries, horse studs, hobby farmers, poultry, brick making and tourism.
Zappia, A (ALP) 2007–
Draper, T (LP) 1996–2007
Duncan, P (ALP) 1984–1996
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.