2022-2026 electoral district map

Electoral District of Morialta (769 KB)

Features of the district

Location

Morialta covers residential and rural suburbs directly below and up into the Adelaide Hills to the east of Adelaide.

Area

Approximately 41.5 km2

Localities

Morialta includes the suburbs of Athelstone, Auldana, Highbury, Newton, Rostrevor, Teringie, Vista, Woodforde, and also part of Magill and Montacute.

History

The district, previously named Coles, was created at the 1998 boundary redistribution and first represented in 2002.

Origin of the name

Morialta is derived from a local Kaurna Aboriginal word 'mariyatala' - 'mari' meaning 'east' and 'yertala,' meaning ‘flowing water’. The namesake Morialta Falls and Morialta Conservation Park are located within the boundaries of the electoral district.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

Morialta gains the suburbs of Auldana, Newton, Vista and a portion of Magill. Morialta loses the localities of Ashton, Basket Range, Birdwood, Castambul, Cherryville, Cudlee Creek, Forest Range, Gumeracha, Kenton Valley, Lenswood, Lobethal, Marble Hill, Mount Torrens, Norton Summit, Summertown and Uraidla. It also loses portions of Chain of Ponds and Montacute, and the remainder of Cromer.

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 2002
MemberAffiliationPeriod
Joan L. Hall LIB 2002 – 2006
Lindsay A. Simmons ALP 2006 – 2010
John A. Gardner LIB 2010 –

Election results

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