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AdelaideSouth Australia
Port Adelaide aerial view.jpg
Aerial view of Gillman and surrounding areas
Gillman is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 89 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 5013
LGA(s) City of Port Adelaide Enfield
State electorate(s) Port Adelaide
Federal Division(s) Hindmarsh
Suburbs around Gillman:
Port Adelaide
Garden Island
Garden Island Garden Island
Port Adelaide Gillman Dry Creek
Port Adelaide
Rosewater Ottoway
Footnotes Adjoining suburbs

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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