2022–2026 electoral district map

Electoral District of Black (PDF, 530KB)

Features of the district


This district located to the south-west of metropolitan Adelaide includes a stretch of coastline along Gulf St Vincent and takes in the residential suburbs of Hallett Cove and Marino.


Approximately 26.6 km2


Black incorporates the suburbs of Hallett Cove, Kingston Park, Marino, Seacliff, Seacliff Park, Seaview Downs, Sheidow Park, South Brighton and Trott Park.


The district of Black, formerly named Mitchell, was created at the 2016 electoral redistribution and was first represented in 2018.

Origin of the name

The district of Black is named in honour of Dorothea Foster Black (1891 – 1951), known as Dorrit Black, who is regarded as one of Australia’s most important modern artists. Known for her linocuts, oil paintings and watercolours, Black was the subject of a landmark retrospective exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia in 2014.

Key boundary changes compared to 2014

Black gains the suburb of South Brighton. Black loses the suburbs of Darlington, O’Halloran Hill and Seacombe Heights.

For full details see the 2020 Report of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (PDF, 1.6MB).

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 2018
 David Speirs LIB 2018–present 
Members of former electoral district of Mitchell (during its existence, 1970–2018)
Ronald G. Payne ALP 1970–1989
Paul Holloway ALP 1989–1993
Colin J. Caudell LIB 1993–1997
Kris Hanna ALP/GRN/IND 1997–2010 
Alan J. Sibbons ALP 2010–2014 
Corey Wingard LIB 2014–2018

Election results