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Electoral District of Kaurna (610 KB)

Features of the district

Location

Kaurna is a coastal district located at the south-western limit of metropolitan Adelaide and includes some of the more southerly beach suburbs as well as some of the outer southern residential suburbs.

Area

Approximately 33.1 km2

Localities

Kaurna incorporates the suburbs of Moana, Noarlunga Centre, Noarlunga Downs, Old Noarlunga, Port Noarlunga South, Seaford, Seaford Heights, Seaford Meadows and Seaford Rise. It also includes parts of the suburbs of Christies Beach and Christie Downs.

History

The district of Kaurna was created at the 1991 boundary redistribution and was represented for the first time in 1993.

Origin of the name

This district is named after, and a commemoration of, the local Kaurna Aboriginal people who are the Traditional Owners of the Adelaide Plains. Kaurna country extended from Crystal Brook in the north down to Cape Jarvis in the south and the Mount Lofty Ranges in the east.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

Kaurna gains the suburbs of Noarlunga Centre and Port Noarlunga, and portions of the suburbs of Christie Downs and Christies Beach. Kaurna loses the suburbs of Hackham, Huntfield Heights, Maslin Beach and a portion of the suburb of Onkaparinga Hills.

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

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 1993
MemberAffiliationPeriod
Lorraine Rosenberg LIB 1993 – 1997
John D. Hill ALP 1997 – 2014
Chris Picton ALP 2014 –

Election results

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