Florey

Current State electoral district map

2014 District of Florey map (PDF 1.78 MB)

2014 State election results

Electors on roll - 22 913
Formal ballot papers - 20 494
Informal ballot papers - 708
Total ballot papers returned - 21 202

2014 two party preferred vote
ALP - 52.5%
LIB - 47.5%

Members since first represented in 1970

Surname First Name Party Period
WELLS Charles J ALP 1970 – 1979
O'NEILL Harold H ALP 1979 - 1982
GREGORY Robert J ALP 1982 - 1993
BASS Rodney P LIB 1993 - 1997
BEDFORD Frances E ALP 1997 -

ALP = Australian Labor Party
LIB = Liberal Party of Australia

History

The district was created at the 1969 boundary redistribution and first represented in 1970.

Name origin: Howard Walter Florey (1898-1968) born and educated in Adelaide went to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He was a world renowned scientist who pioneered the development and use of antibiotics (penicillin) sharing the Nobel Prize in 1945 for this discovery.

Size: Approximately 16.1 km²

Location:
Largely a residential district to the north-east of Adelaide some 15 km from the Central Business District.

Key boundary changes compared to 2010: No change.

2010 District of Florey map (PDF 928 kB)