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Burnside was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1938 to 1970. Before 1938 the Burnside area was represented by the three-seat multi-member electorate of Sturt. It was abolished in the 1970 parliamentary reforms, and was replaced with Bragg.[1]

South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
StateSouth Australia
NamesakeBurnside, South Australia

Burnside was one of just three metropolitan seats (with Mitcham and Torrens) won by the Liberal and Country League in 1965 and 1968.


Member Party Term
  Charles Abbott Liberal and Country 1938–1946
  Geoffrey Clarke Liberal and Country 1946–1959
  Joyce Steele Liberal and Country 1959–1970


  1. ^ "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1836 - 2007" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Retrieved 17 January 2014.

Coordinates: 34°56′20″S 138°39′58″E / 34.939°S 138.666°E / -34.939; 138.666