State Member for Norwood
State Liberal Leader
Electorate Office Contact Details:
U2 90-94 The Parade
Norwood SA 5067
Parliament Office Contact Details:
Parliament House, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
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Steven Marshall was elected as the Member for Norwood in the South Australian Parliament in March 2010. He is the Leader of the State Liberal Party and Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, the Arts, State Development and Veterans’ Affairs.
Prior to becoming the Member for Norwood, Steven was involved in the manufacturing industry, running his family’s furniture manufacturing business Marshall Furniture from 1997. At the time Steven became Managing Director, the business employed 200 people.
After successfully selling the business in 2001, Steven worked in various board and executive positions for a range of South Australian companies. Immediately prior to entering Parliament, Steven was employed as the General Manager of the Textile Division of iconic South Australian wool exporter Michell Pty Ltd.
Steven has also been involved in public service and community initiatives his whole life. He is the founding Chairman of Compost for Soils, a program started in SA that has subsequently been implemented nationally.
Steven is an Ambassador for SCOSA, having previously served on the Board for 5 years. He received a Centenary of Federation Medal for Services to the Disability Sector in 2001.
This is Steven's fourth year as a Board member for Reconciliation SA and he has recently become a White Ribbon Ambassador, supporting the campaign to end violence against women.
Steven is 46 years of age and has lived in the Norwood area for his entire adult life. He has two teenage children – Charlie and Georgie.
Named after a village in England, the area was first laid out in 1838 and became an electoral district one hundred years later.
Area: approx. 14.6 km2
Location: Located east of the Adelaide city parklands, the district contains some of the older suburbs of Adelaide as well as numerous small business enterprises. Some boundary changes at the 2007 redistribution.
History: The district was created in 1936.