2022–2026 electoral district map

2022 Electoral District of Hartley (PDF, 734KB)

Features of the district


This district is located to the north-east of Adelaide and is made up almost entirely of residential suburbs. The River Torrens/Karrawirra Parri makes up much of its northern border.


Approximately 16.1 km2


Hartley incorporates the suburbs of Campbelltown, Dernancourt, Felixstow, Glynde, Hectorville, Paradise and Tranmere. It also includes a portion of the suburb of Magill.


Hartley was created at the electoral redistribution of 1976 and was first contested at the 1977 State Election.

Origin of the name

Hartley takes its name after John Anderson Hartley (1844–1896) who was an educationalist and had a significant impact on the South Australian education system. He was appointed Headmaster of Prince Alfred College and to the Central Board of Education in 1871, President of the Council of Education in 1875, Inspector-General of Schools in 1878 and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide from 1893–1896.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

Hartley gains the suburbs of Dernancourt, Felixstow and Glynde. Hartley loses the suburb of Newton and a portion of the suburb of Magill.

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

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 1977
James D. (Des) Corcoran ALP 1977–982
Terence R. Groom ALP 1982–1993
Giuseppe (Joe) Scalzi LIB 1993–2006
Grace Portolesi ALP 2006–2014
Vincent Tarzia LIB 2014–present 

Election results