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Adelaide, South Australia
Aerial view of Gillman and surrounding areas
|Population||89 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Port Adelaide Enfield|
|State electorate(s)||Port Adelaide|
Gillman is a predominantly industrial north-western suburb of Adelaide, in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. It is located within the federal Division of Hindmarsh and the state electoral district of Port Adelaide.
Gillman has been the home of Motorcycle Speedway in Adelaide since 1981 when the 280 metres (310 yd) North Arm Speedway opened. The speedway, located on the Grand Trunkway, operated from 1981 until its forced closure in 1997. Since 1998 it has been the home of a larger motorcycle speedway venue, the 300 metres (330 yd) long Gillman Speedway located on Wilkins Road.
The North Arm Powder Magazine in Gillman was from 1858 to 1906 a secure storage facility for dynamite and gelignite.
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