2022–2026 electoral district map

2022 Electoral District of Mount Gambier (PDF, 677KB)

Features of the district


This district is situated in the far south-eastern part of the state around the city of Mount Gambier. It is bounded by the Southern Ocean to the south and the Victorian border to the east.


Approximately 1936.8 km2


Mount Gambier incorporates the City of Mount Gambier and the District Council of Grant (incorporating Port MacDonnell and Tarpeena). 


The district, previously named Gordon, was created at the 1998 boundary redistribution and first contested and represented in 2002. A previous electoral district of Mount Gambier existed from 1938–1993. 

Origin of the name

The district takes its name from the volcano and city at its centre, which were named after Admiral of the Fleet James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, GCB (1756–1833) who was the Royal Navy officer who during the Napoleonic Wars commanded the British fleet at the second battle of Copenhagen in 1807.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

No changes.

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

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 2002
Rory J. McEwen IND  2002–2010
Donald W. (Don) Pegler IND 2010–2014
Troy Bell LIB (2014–2017) / IND (2017–) 2014–present
Members of historical electoral district of Mount Gambier (during its existence, 1938–1993)
John Fletcher IND 1938–1958
Ronald F. Ralston ALP 1938–1958
Allan R. Burdon ALP 1962–1975
Harold Allison LIB 1975–1993

Election results