About Schubert

Max Schubert (1915-1994), winemaker of the renowned Grange Hermitage, was born near Angaston and lived in the Barossa Valley for most of his life. Using pioneering methods and sound judgement he won international acclaim for the South Australian wine industry.

Area: approx. 2,017.8 km2

Location: A country district located north-east of the Adelaide metropolitan area, Schubert incorporates the wine-producing region of the Barossa Valley and a large part of the agricultural area of Light Regional Council. This district was subject to boundary changes at the 2018 election.

History: Created at the 1994 redistribution and contested and represented for the first time at the 1997 elections. Schubert was again subject to boundary changes ahead of the 2018 state election.

Schubert Wishlist

1. A new Barossa Hospital

2. Better local public transport options

3. Greater support for local industries especially food, wine and tourism

4. Increased local road funding

5. A stronger economy through better management of the state’s finances