Division of Hindmarsh facts for kids
Australian House of Representatives Division
Hindmarsh (dark green) in the city of Adelaide (2019)
|Namesake||Sir John Hindmarsh|
|Area||78 km2 (30.1 sq mi)|
The Division of Hindmarsh is an Australian Electoral Division in South Australia. It covers the western suburbs of Adelaide, including Adelaide Airport, Ascot Park, Brooklyn Park, Edwardstown, Fulham, Glenelg, Grange, Henley Beach, Kidman Park, Kurralta Park, Morphettville, Plympton, Richmond, Semaphore Park, Torrensville, West Beach and West Lakes.
It was set up in 1903 and is named after Sir John Hindmarsh, who was Governor of South Australia 1836-38.
6 December 1909
|Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of East Adelaide. Served as minister under Fisher. Died in office|
14 November 1916
|Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Port Adelaide. Served as minister under Fisher and Hughes. Lost seat|
|National Labor||14 November 1916 –
17 February 1917
|Nationalist||17 February 1917 –
|Served as Speaker during the Scullin Government. Served as minister under John Curtin, Frank Forde and Ben Chifley. Retired. Later elected to the Division of Sturt in 1954.|
|Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Semaphore. Transferred to the Division of Port Adelaide|
|Served as minister under Gough Whitlam. Retired|
|Previously held the Division of Hawker. Retired|
|Transferred to the Division of Adelaide|
|Previously held the Division of Port Adelaide. Incumbent|
- The Australian Political Almanac, 1st edition, Peter Wilson, 2002, Hardie Grant Books
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