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Port Adelaide
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Port Adelaide (dark green) in the city of Adelaide
Created 1949
MP Mark Butler
Party Labor
Namesake Port Adelaide
Electors 105,204 (2013)
Area 181 km2 (69.9 sq mi)
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Diver Derrik and Mary McKillop bridges open in 2010
Port Adelaide

The Division of Port Adelaide is an Australian electoral division in the state of South Australia. It includes the suburbs of Alberton, Beverley, Birkenhead, Cheltenham, Findon, Kilkenny, Largs Bay, Mansfield Park, North Haven, Ottoway, Parafield Gardens, Paralowie, Pennington, Port Adelaide, Queenstown, Rosewater, Salisbury Downs, Semaphore, Woodville, West Croydon, and part of Seaton. The seat also includes Torrens Island and Garden Island.

It was set up in 1949, and is named after Port Adelaide, the working port of Adelaide.


Member Party Term
  Albert Thompson Labor 1949–1963
  Fred Birrell Labor 1963–1974
  Mick Young Labor 1974–1988
  Rod Sawford Labor 1988–2007
  Mark Butler Labor 2007–present

Election results

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