Netherby, South Australia

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Netherby
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 1,304 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5062
LGA(s) City of Mitcham
State electorate(s) Waite
Federal Division(s) Boothby

Netherby is an affluent inner-southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia which lies within the City of Mitcham.

Netherby is bordered by the adjacent suburbs of Springfield, Kingswood, Mitcham and Malvern.

Netherby is located within walking distance of Mitcham Square Shopping Centre and sports facilities

Schools[edit]

Unley High School and Urrbrae Agricultural High School are located within the suburb. The suburb boasts close proximity to prestigious schools such as Mercedes College and Scotch College

Governance[edit]

Netherby is located in the federal electorate of Boothby, and has been represented since 1996 by Andrew Southcott of the Liberal Party of Australia. This seat has been held by the Liberal party since 1948: John McLeay, Sr. (1949-1966), John McLeay, Jr. (1966-1981) and Steele Hall (1981-1996).

At the state level it is in the electorate of Waite, and has been represented since 1997 by Martin Hamilton-Smith, also of the Liberal party, and from 2007 to 2009, the State Leader of the Opposition. Prior to Hamilton-Smith, the member since the seat's first election in 1993 was Stephen Baker, who held the posts of Treasurer and Deputy Leader (1993-1996).

The local council of Netherby is the Mitcham Council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Netherby (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2008. 

Coordinates: 34°58′19″S 138°37′37″E / 34.972°S 138.627°E / -34.972; 138.627