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Electoral District of Narungga (1.8 MB)

Features of the district

Location

This country district situated north-west of Adelaide incorporates the entire Yorke Peninsula area, as well as some rural areas immediately to the north and north-east of the top part of Gulf St Vincent. The district is steeped in agriculture and horticulture, predominately seeds, grains and sheep farming.

Area

Approximately 11,624.3 km2

Localities

Narungga incorporates Yorke Peninsula Council, the District Council of Barunga West, Copper Coast Council, as well as portions of Wakefield Regional Council and Port Pirie Regional Council. It includes the towns of Ardrossan, Edithburgh, Kadina, Maitland, Marion Bay, Minlaton, Moonta, Snowtown, Port Wakefield and Wallaroo.

History

The district of Narungga was created at the 2016 redistribution and was contested for the first time in 2018. It replaced the former electoral district of Goyder.

Origin of the name

This district is named after, and is a commemoration of, the local Narungga Aboriginal people who are the Traditional Owners of the Yorke Peninsula. Narungga country extended southwards down the peninsula from a line running approximately between the towns of Port Broughton and Port Wakefield. The meaning of the word ‘narungga’ is campsite.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

Narungga gains a portion of Port Pirie Regional Council (incorporating the localities of Collinsfield, Koolunga and Redhill, and the remainder of the localities of Clements Gap and Mundoora) and a portion of Wakefield Regional Council (incorporating localities including Blyth, Brinkworth, Condowie, Stow and Whitwarta). Narungga loses a portion of Adelaide Plains Council (incorporating localities that include Dublin, Lower Light, Mallala, Thompson Beach and Windsor) and a portion of Wakefield Regional Council (incorporating the localities of Avon and Pinery and the remainder of Long Plains and Wild Horse Plains).

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 2018
MemberAffiliationPeriod
Fraser Ellis LIB (2018-2021)/IND (2021-) 2018 –
Members of former electoral district of Goyder (during its existence, 1970 – 2018)
MemberAffiliationPeriod
James R. Ferguson LCL 1970 – 1973
Raymond S. (Steele) Hall LCL 1938 – 1958
Leslie D. (David) Boundy LM/LIB 1962 – 1975
Edwin K.(Keith) Russack IND LIB / LIB 1975 – 1993
Eric J. (John) Meier LIB 1982 – 2006
Steven P. Griffiths LIB 2006 – 2018

Election results

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