2022–2026 electoral district map

Electoral District of Schubert (PDF, 2.3MB)

Features of the district


A country district located north-east of the Adelaide metropolitan area, Schubert incorporates the wine-producing region of the Barossa Valley as well as the northern part of the Adelaide Hills.


Approximately 2181.3 km2


Schubert incorporates all of the Barossa Council, and is made up of portions of the Adelaide Hills Council, City of Playford, City of Tea Tree Gully, Light Regional Council, and Mid Murray Council. It includes - among others - the localities of Gumeracha, Houghton, Nuriootpa, Lyndoch, Tanunda and Williamstown.


Schubert was created at the 1994 redistribution and contested and represented for the first time at the 1997 elections.

Origin of the name

The district is named after Max Schubert (1915–1994), a wine-maker of the renowned Penfolds Grange Hermitage. Schubert was born near Angaston and lived in the Barossa Valley for most of his life. He won international acclaim for the South Australian wine industry with his pioneering methods and awards won.

Key boundary changes following the 2020 redistribution

Schubert gains the localities of Bibaringa, Birdwood, Chain of Ponds, Cromer, Cudlee Creek, Ebenezer, Forreston, Gumeracha, Houghton, Humbug Scrub, Inglewood, Kenton Valley, Kersbrook, Koonunga, Lower Hermitage, Kenton Valley, Millbrook, Moppa, Mount Torrens, Paracombe, Sampson Flat, St Johns, St Kitts, Truro, Uleybury, Upper Hermitage, and Yattalunga

It loses a portion of Adelaide Plains Council (which includes the localities of Fischer and Lewiston and a portion of the locality of Reeves Plains), a portion of Light Regional Council (which includes the localities of Freeling, Kangaroo Flat and Roseworthy). It also loses the localities of Gawler Belt, Gawler River and Ward Belt, and the remainder of the localities of Hamley Bridge and Reeves Plains.

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

Representation and results

Members since first represented in 1997
Ivan H. Venning LIB 1997–2014
Stephan Knoll LIB 2014–2022
Ashton M. Hurn LIB 2022–present

Election results