Division of Port Adelaide facts for kids
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Australian House of Representatives Division
Port Adelaide (dark green) in the city of Adelaide
|Area||181 km2 (69.9 sq mi)|
The Division of Port Adelaide was an Australian electoral division in the state of South Australia. It included 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 included Torrens Island and Garden Island.
It was set up in 1949, and was named after Port Adelaide, the working port of Adelaide.
The Division was abolished in 2019 when a redistribution cut South Australia's divisions from 11 to 10.
|Albert Thompson||Labor||1949–1963||Previously held the Division of Hindmarsh. Retired|
|Mick Young||Labor||1974–1988||Served as minister under Bob Hawke. Resigned over alleged mishandling of campaign donations|
|Mark Butler||Labor||2007–2019||Served as minister under Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard. Transferred to the Division of Hindmarsh after Port Adelaide was abolished in 2019|
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The region of Port Adelaide, the division's namesake
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