Electoral district of Newcastle (South Australia)

Newcastle was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1884 to 1902 and again from 1915 to 1956.[1]

South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
StateSouth Australia
Dates current1884–1902, 1915–1956

The Newcastle electorate was based in the southern Flinders Ranges. In 1938, the polling places were Beltana, Blinman, Copley, Lynhurst Siding, Parachilna, Wooltana, Belton, Carrieton, Eurelia, Johnburgh, Yanyarrie, Cradock, Hawker, Hookina, Mernmerna, Warcowie, Farina, Marree, Oodnadatta, Bangor, Booleroo Centre, Melrose, Murray Town, Terka, Willowie, Wilmington, Black Rock, Morchard, Orroroo, Pekina, Walloway, Yatina, Boolcunda East, Bruce, Gordon, Hammond, Moockra, Wilson, Wyacca.[2]


First incarnation (1884–1902)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Thomas Burgoyne 1884–1902   Patrick Coglin 1884–1887
  Thomas Playford 1887–1890
  Joseph Hancock 1890–1893
  Richard Foster 1893–1902
Second incarnation (1915–1938)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Andrew Kirkpatrick Labor 1915–1918   Thomas Butterfield Labor 1915–1917
  Edward Twopeny Liberal Union 1917–1918
  William Harvey Labor 1918–1931   Thomas Butterfield Labor 1918–1931
  Parliamentary Labor 1931–1933   Parliamentary Labor 1931–1933
  James Beerworth Labor 1933–1938   Lindsay Riches Labor 1933–1938
Single-member (1938–1956)
Member Party Term
  George Jenkins Liberal and Country 1938–1956


  1. ^ "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1836 - 2007" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 March 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ "ASSEMBLY POLLING PLACES". Laura Standard and Crystal Brook Courier. SA: National Library of Australia. 11 March 1938. p. 4. Retrieved 24 July 2015.

Coordinates: 32°06′57″S 138°22′28″E / 32.115890°S 138.374450°E / -32.115890; 138.374450