2018-2022 electoral district map
Features of the district
Located directly east of the Adelaide city parklands, the district contains some of the older residential suburbs of Adelaide as well as numerous small business enterprises.
Approximately 15.15 km2
Dunstan includes the suburbs of College Park, Dulwich, Evandale, Felixstow, Firle, Glynde, Hackney, Joslin, Marden, Maylands, Norwood, Payneham, Payneham South, Rose Park, Royston Park, St Morris, St Peters, Stepney and Trinity Gardens.
This list is indicative only.
The district, previously named Norwood, was created at the 2012 boundary redistribution and first contested and represented in 2014.
Origin of the name
Dunstan takes its name after Donald (Don) Dunstan AC QC (1926-1999) who was the Member for Norwood from 1953 until 1979 and Premier of South Australia between June 1967 and April 1968 and then from June 1970 to February 1979. Dunstan implemented substantial social reforms including introducing anti-discrimination legislation, pioneering Aboriginal Land Rights, decriminalising homosexuality, enacting consumer protection laws and electoral reforms including lowering the voting age to eighteen years.
Key boundary changes compared to 2014 Dunstan gains the suburbs of Dulwich, Felixstow, Glynde and Rose Park, as well as the remainder of the suburb of Payneham. Dunstan loses the suburbs of Beulah Park, Kensington, Vale Park and the remainder of the suburb of Klemzig.
For full details see 2016 Report of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (PDF 1.8 MB).
Representation and results
|Steven S. Marshall||LIB||2014 (first elected in 2010) –|