2018-2022 electoral district map

 

Features of the district

Location

Cheltenham is a mostly residential district which includes some light industry, located north-west of Adelaide City. Port Road runs diagonally north-west across the centre of the district, and its northern boundary is formed by Grand Junction Road.

Area

Approximately 17.49 km2

Localities

Cheltenham includes the suburbs of Albert Park, Alberton, Beverley, Cheltenham., Findon, Hendon, Pennington, Queenstown, St Clair, Woodville, Woodville North, Woodville Park, Woodville South and Woodville West. It also includes part of the suburb of Rosewater.

This list is indicative only.

History

The district, formerly named Price, was created at the 1998 redistribution and first contested and represented in 2002.

Origin of the name

Cheltenham is named after the suburb of the same name, which in turn was named after a town and borough in Gloucestershire, England, first recorded under the Anglo-Saxon name 'celtan hom', meaning settlement on the River Chelt.

Key boundary changes compared to 2014

Cheltenham gains the suburbs of Beverley and Woodville Park. Cheltenham loses the suburbs of Athol Park and Royal Park, and the remainder of the suburb of Port Adelaide.

For full details see 2016 Report of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (PDF 1.8 MB).

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 2002
MemberAffiliationPeriod
Jay W. Weatherill ALP 2002 - 2019
Joe Szakacs ALP *2019 -

*by-election

Election results

2019 By-election results
2018 State Election results

2014 State Election results 
2010 State Election results