2018-2022 electoral district map

 

Features of the district

Location

The predominantly urban district of Bragg ranges east and south-east from the inner metropolitan suburbs of Adelaide up into the Adelaide Hills.

Area

Approximately 46.11 km2

Localities

Bragg includes the suburbs of Auldana, Beaumont, Beulah Park, Burnside, Cleland, Erindale, Greenhill, Hazelwood Park, Heathpool, Horsnell Gully, Kensington, Kensington Park, Kensington Gardens, Leabrook, Leawood Gardens, Linden Park, Marryatville, Mount Osmond, Rosslyn Park, Skye, St Georges, Stonyfell, Toorak Gardens, Tusmore, Waterfall Gully and Wattle Park. It also includes part of the suburb of Glen Osmond.

This list is indicative only.

History

Bragg was created at the 1969 boundary redistribution and first contested and represented in 1970.

Origin of the name

Sir William Bragg OM, KBE PRS (1862-1942), Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Adelaide University, and his son Sir Lawrence Bragg CH, OBE, MC, FRS (1890-1971), director of the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in 1915 for developing the science of X-ray crystallography.

Key boundary changes compared to 2014

Bragg gains the suburbs of Auldana, Beulah Park, Horsnell Gully, Kensington, Kensington Gardens and Rosslyn Park and the remainder of the suburb of Leawood Gardens. Bragg loses the suburbs of Crafers, Dulwich, Piccadilly, Rose Park and Summertown. Bragg also loses the remainder of the suburbs of Ashton, Basket Range and Carey Gully and part of the suburb of Uraidla.

For full details see 2016 Report of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (PDF 1.8 MB).

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 1970
MemberAffiliationPeriod
David O. Tonkin LCL/LIB 1970 – 1983
Graham A. Ingerson LIB 1983 – 2002
Vickie A. Chapman LIB 2002 –

Election results

2018 State Election results
2014 State Election results 
2010 State Election results