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Makin
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Makin in South Australia, as of the 2019 federal election.
Created 1984
MP Tony Zappia
Party Labor
Namesake Norman Makin
Electors 120,007 (2019)
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

Image Member Party Term Notes
  No image.svg Peter Duncan
(1945–)
Labor 1984 Australian federal election, 1 December 1984 –
1996 Australian federal election, 2 March 1996
Previously held the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Elizabeth. Served as minister under Bob Hawke. Lost seat
  No image.svg Trish Draper
(1959–)
Liberal 1996 Australian federal election, 2 March 1996 –
2007 Australian federal election, 17 October 2007
Retired
  Tony Zappia 2017.jpg Tony Zappia
(1952–)
Labor 2007 Australian federal election, 24 November 2007 –
present
Incumbent

Election results

Coordinates: 34°47′56″S 138°41′56″E / 34.799°S 138.699°E / -34.799; 138.699

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