About Heysen

The seat of Heysen was named after Sir Hans Heysen, (1877-1968), who was a distinguished watercolour landscape artist who lived and worked in South Australia for many years. He made his home in the south Mount Lofty Ranges.

Located in the outer metropolitan hills to the east and south-east of Adelaide, Heysen includes residential hills suburbs in addition to market gardening and farming areas of Ashbourne, Aldgate, Bridgewater, Biggs Flat, Bradbury, Blewitt Springs, Bugle Ranges, Bletchley, Bulls Creek, Blackfellows Creek, Belvidere, Crafers, Chapel Hill, Clarendon, Dorset Vale, Dingabledinga, Echunga, Flaxley, Green Hills Range, Gemmels, Heathfield, Hope Forest, Highland Valley, Hartley, Ironbank, Jupiter Creek, Kyeema, Kuitpo Colony, Kangarilla, Kuitpo, Longwood, Meadows, Macclesfield, Montarra, Mount Magnificent, Mylor, McHarg Creek, Onkarainga Hills, Paris Creek, Prospect Hill, Red Creek, Scott Creek, Sandergrove, Strathalbyn, Salem, Stirling, The Range, Upper Sturt, Willyaroo, Wistow, Woodchester, Willunga Hill and Yundi.