2022-2026 electoral district map
Features of the district
LocationMorialta covers residential and rural suburbs directly below and up into the Adelaide Hills to the east of Adelaide.
AreaApproximately 41.5 km2
LocalitiesMorialta includes the suburbs of Athelstone, Auldana, Highbury, Newton, Rostrevor, Teringie, Vista, Woodforde, and also part of Magill and Montacute.
The district, previously named Coles, was created at the 1998 boundary redistribution and first represented in 2002.
Origin of the nameMorialta is derived from a local Kaurna Aboriginal word 'mariyatala' - 'mari' meaning 'east' and 'yertala,' meaning ‘flowing water’. The namesake Morialta Falls and Morialta Conservation Park are located within the boundaries of the electoral district.
Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution
Morialta gains the suburbs of Auldana, Newton, Vista and a portion of Magill. Morialta loses the localities of Ashton, Basket Range, Birdwood, Castambul, Cherryville, Cudlee Creek, Forest Range, Gumeracha, Kenton Valley, Lenswood, Lobethal, Marble Hill, Mount Torrens, Norton Summit, Summertown and Uraidla. It also loses portions of Chain of Ponds and Montacute, and the remainder of Cromer.
For full details see the 2020 Report of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (PDF 1.6 MB).
Representation and results
|Joan L. Hall||LIB||2002 – 2006|
|Lindsay A. Simmons||ALP||2006 – 2010|
|John A. Gardner||LIB||2010 – present|