About Sturt

The South Australian electorate of Sturt was named in honour of Captain Charles Sturt, 1795 - 1869, who is best known in South Australia for his trek from Sydney to Adelaide to further map inland Australia. Captain Sturt conducted several journeys of exploration, served for a period as commandant of the garrison on Norfolk Island and served in the South Australia public service.

The electorate of Sturt includes the South Australian eastern suburbs of Athelstone, Auldana, Beaumont, Beulah Park, Burnside, Campbelltown, College Park, Dernancourt, Dulwich, Erindale, Evandale, Felixstow, Firle, Frewville, Gilles Plains, Glen Osmond, Glenside, Glenunga, Glynde, Hackney, Hazelwood Park, Heathpool, Hectorville, Highbury, Hillcrest, Holden Hill, Joslin, Kensington, Kensington Gardens, Kensington Park, Kent Town, Klemzig, Leabrook, Linden Park, Magill, Marden, Marryatville, Maylands, Mount Osmond, Myrtle Bank, Newton, Norwood, Oakden, Paradise, Payneham, Payneham South, Rose Park, Rosslyn Park, Rostrevor, Royston Park, Skye, St Georges, St Morris, St Peters, Stepney, Stonyfell, Toorak Gardens, Tranmere, Trinity Gardens, Tusmore, Waterfall Gully, Wattle Park, Windsor Gardens and Woodforde.