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Division Profile

  • Division name: Sturt
  • State: South Australia
  • Name derivation: Named after Captain Charles Sturt 1795-1869, explorer.
  • Size & Location description: Sturt covers an area of approximately 84 sq km east of the city of Adelaide, from Oakden and Hope Valley in the north to Glen Osmond in the south, taking in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges. Suburbs include Athelstone, Burnside, Campbelltown, Dernacourt Frewville, Gilles Plains, Glynde, Glenside, Highbury, Hillcrest, Holden Hill, Kensington, Klemzig, Magill, Marden, Paradise, Payneham (part), Rostrevor (part) and Tranmere.
  • Products/industries of the area: Mainly residential with some commercial and retail activity
  • First proclaimed/election: 1949
  • Demographic rating Inner Metropolitan