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Electoral District of Badcoe (650 KB)

Features of the district

Location

The district of Badcoe is a mostly residential area extending south-west from the City of Adelaide’s Park Lands and includes residential and some light industrial areas. It takes in many of metropolitan Adelaide’s inner south-western suburbs.

Area

Approximately 14.5 km2

Localities

Badcoe incorporates the suburbs of Ashford, Black Forest, Everard Park, Forestville, Glandore, Keswick, Kurralta Park, Marleston, Netley, North Plympton, Plympton, Plympton Park and South Plympton. It also includes parts of the suburbs of Ascot Park, Edwardstown and Millswood.

History

This district, formerly named Ashford, was created at the 2016 electoral redistribution and was first represented in 2018.

Origin of the name

The district is named in honour of Peter John Badcoe VC (1934 – 1967), who served in the Royal Australian Infantry Corps and was killed by enemy fire in Vietnam. Badcoe was awarded the Victoria Cross, as well as several other service medals for his bravery and acts of heroism in the Vietnam War.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

Badcoe gains the suburbs of Marleston, Netley and Plympton Park and the remainder of the suburb of Plympton. It loses Clarence Gardens and Clarence Park and portions of the suburbs of Ascot Park and Edwardstown.   

For full details see the 2020 Report of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (1.6 MB).

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 2018
MemberAffiliationPeriod
Jayne Stinson ALP 2018 –
Members of former electoral district of Ashford (during its existence, 2002 – 2018)
MemberAffiliationPeriod
Stephanie W.Key ALP 2002 – 2018

Election results

2018 State Election results
2014 State Election results (former electoral district of Ashford)
2010 State Election results (former electoral district of Ashford)