Electoral district of Semaphore

Semaphore was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1938 to 1993.[1]

South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
StateSouth Australia
NamesakeSemaphore, South Australia

Semaphore was abolished in a boundary redistribution in 1993 and became the new seat of Hart.

The suburb of Semaphore is currently located in the marginal Labor seat of Lee.


Member Party Term
  Albert Thompson Labor 1938–1946
  Harold Tapping Labor 1946–1964
  Reg Hurst Labor 1964–1973
  Jack Olson Labor 1973–1979
  Norm Peterson Independent 1979–1993


  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.

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Coordinates: 34°50′20″S 138°29′02″E / 34.83889°S 138.48389°E / -34.83889; 138.48389