Current State electoral district map

2014 District of Hartley map (PDF 1.78 MB)

2014 State election results

Electors on roll - 23 921
Formal ballot papers - 21 400
Informal ballot papers - 595
Total ballot papers returned - 21 995

2014 two party preferred vote
LIB - 52.4%
ALP - 47.6%

Members since first represented in 1977

Surname First Name Party Period
CORCORAN James D ALP 1977 - 1982
GROOM Terence R ALP/IND LAB 1982 - 1993
SCALZI Guiseppe (Joe) LIB 1993 - 2006
PORTOLESI Grace ALP 2006 - 2014
TARZIA Vincent LIB 2014 -

ALP = Australian Labor Party
IND LAB = Independent Labor
LIB = Liberal Party of Australia


The district was created at the 1976 redistribution of electoral boundaries and first represented in 1977.

Name origin: John Anderson Hartley (1844-1896) was the first chief executive of the system of compulsory education established for the Province in 1875. For two decades he shaped the course of the public education system in South Australia and contributed textbooks, a children’s magazine and regulations for education staff in a constant endeavour to improve standards.

Size: Approximately 15.5 km²

Location: To the east of Adelaide some 5 km from the Central Business District, bounded by the River Torrens/Karrawirra Parri in the north-west, it includes mostly residential suburbs.

Key boundary changes compared to 2010: Gains the suburbs of Auldana and Rosslyn Park, and the remainder of the suburbs of Kensington Gardens and Magill. It loses the suburb of Kensington Park.

2010 District of Hartley map (PDF 898 kB)