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
StateSouth Australia
MPStephan Knoll
PartyLiberal Party of Australia (SA)
NamesakeMax Schubert
Electors25,727 (2018)
Area2,017.8 km2 (779.1 sq mi)
Coordinates34°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
Electorates around Schubert:
Narungga Frome Stuart
Schubert Chaffey
Taylor & others[1] various[2] Hammond
Electoral District map[3]

Schubert is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly covering an area of 2,017.8 km². 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. Schubert currently covers the Barossa Valley area, the northern parts of the Adelaide Hills and much of the inner north and northwest plains bordering Adelaide. Areas covered include Eden Valley, Kangaroo Flat, Nuriootpa, Lyndoch, Springton, Tanunda, Wasleys and Williamstown.

Members for Schubert[edit]

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

Election results[edit]

South Australian state election, 2018: Schubert[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Stephan Knoll 11,203 47.9 −4.4
Labor David Haebich 5,199 22.2 −4.4
SA-Best Paul Brown 4,577 19.6 +19.6
Greens Dave Irving 1,222 5.2 −4.2
Conservatives Rikki Lambert 1,183 5.1 −6.5
Total formal votes 23,384 96.4 −0.7
Informal votes 879 3.6 +0.7
Turnout 24,263 94.3 +3.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Stephan Knoll 15,042 64.3 +2.0
Labor David Haebich 8,342 35.7 −2.0
Liberal hold Swing +2.0


  1. ^ Taylor & 4 others
  2. ^ Taylor & 4 others & Hammond
  3. ^ Electoral District of Schubert (Map). Electoral Commission of South Australia. 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  4. ^ State Election Results - District Results for Schubert, ECSA.