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Makin
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Makin (dark green) in the city of Adelaide
Created 1984
MP Tony Zappia
Party Labor
Namesake Norman Makin
Electors 102,820 (2013)
Area 130 km2 (50.2 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
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Norman Makin

The Division of Makin is an electoral division for the Australian House of Representatives. It covers the northeastern suburbs of Adelaide, including Banksia Park, Fairview Park, Golden Grove, Greenwith, Gulfview Heights, Ingle Farm, Mawson Lakes, Modbury, Para Hills, Para Vista, Pooraka, Redwood Park, Ridgehaven, Salisbury East, Salisbury Heights, St Agnes, Surrey Downs, Tea Tree Gully, Valley View, Vista, Walkley Heights, Wynn Vale, Yatala Vale, and parts of Gepps Cross and Hope Valley.

It was set up in 1984 and named after Norman Makin, a former member of Parliament, Speaker and diplomat.

Members

Member Party Term
  Peter Duncan Labor 1984–1996
  Trish Draper Liberal 1996–2007
  Tony Zappia Labor 2007–present

Election results


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