Electoral district of Schubert

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South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
Map of South Australia with electoral district of Schubert highlighted
Electoral district of Schubert (green) in South Australia
State South Australia
Created 1997
MP Stephan Knoll
Party Liberal Party of Australia (SA)
Namesake Max Schubert
Electors 24,148 (2014)
Area 3,495.3 km2 (1,349.5 sq mi)
Demographic Rural
Coordinates 34°40′48″S 139°11′32″E / 34.68000°S 139.19222°E / -34.68000; 139.19222Coordinates: 34°40′48″S 139°11′32″E / 34.68000°S 139.19222°E / -34.68000; 139.19222

Schubert is an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia. It is named after Max Schubert, the winemaker of Penfolds Grange Hermitage. The Barossa Valley area was first represented by the seat of Barossa. The seat of Custance was abolished and recreated as Schubert in the 1994 redistribution and first contested at the 1997 election. The seat covers nearly all of the Barossa Valley area in the west to rural areas in the east as far as the Murray River. Schubert also includes the northern parts of the Adelaide Hills. The electorate covers an area of 3,495.3 km². Main population centres include Nuriootpa, Angaston, Tanunda and Mannum.

Members for Schubert[edit]

Member Party Term
  Ivan Venning Liberal 1997–2014
  Stephan Knoll Liberal 2014–present

Election results[edit]

South Australian state election, 2014: Schubert[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Stephan Knoll 11,922 54.1 −3.2
Labor Adam Slobodian 5,180 23.5 +0.6
Family First Tony Hurn 2,713 12.3 +5.8
Greens Jasemin Rose 2,221 10.1 +0.9
Total formal votes 22,036 96.9 +0.3
Informal votes 697 3.1 −0.3
Turnout 22,733 94.1 −0.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Stephan Knoll 14,237 64.6 −3.2
Labor Adam Slobodian 7,799 35.4 +3.2
Liberal hold Swing −3.2