2018-2022 electoral district map
Features of the district
Unley is a largely residential area immediately south of the Adelaide central business district and parklands.
Approximately 14.1 km2
Unley includes the suburbs of Eastwood, Frewville, Fullarton, Glenside, Glenunga, Goodwood, Highgate, Hyde Park, Kings Park, Malvern, Myrtle Bank, Parkside, Unley, Unley Park and Wayville. It also includes parts of the suburbs of Glen Osmond and Millswood.
The district was created in 1936 and became effective at the 1938 elections.
Origin of the name
This district takes its name after the suburb which lies within it. Unley was the family name of the wife of Thomas Whistler, owner of land in Unley which was laid out around 1857. The name may also be named after the village of Undley in Suffolk, England.
Key boundary changes compared to 2014
Unley gains the suburb of Kings Park and parts of the suburbs of Goodwood, Millswood and Wayville.
Representation and results
|John M. McLeay||IND||1938 - 1941|
|Colin R. Dunnage||LCL||1941 - 1962|
|Gilbert R.A. Langley||ALP||1962 - 1982|
|Milton K. Mayes||ALP||1982 - 1993|
|Mark K. Brindal||LIB||1993 - 2006|
|David G. Pisoni||LIB||2006 -|