Named after William Hughes (1862–1952), Prime Minister of Australia 1915–23.
Area and Location Description:
Hughes covers an area of approximately 178 sq km with the Georges River, Hume Hwy and Terminus street forming the western boundary. The Cabramatta Creek, Georges River, Milperra Road, Queen Street and Uranus Road make up the boundary to the north. The Illawarra Railway line and Woronora River form the eastern boundary. Hughes encompasses the local government areas of Bankstown, Liverpool and Sutherland with Liverpool and Sutherland LGA's providing the boundary to the south. The main suburbs include Alfords Point, Bangor, Barden Ridge, Chipping Norton, East Hills, Engadine, Hammondville, Holsworthy, Illawong, Loftus, Lucas Heights, Menai, Milperra, Moorebank, Panania, Picnic Point, Revesby, Warwick Farm, Wattle Grove, Woronora and parts of Jannali, Liverpool and Sutherland.
Products/industries of the area:
Atomic reactor, light manufacturing industries, army base at Holsworthy.
Kelly, C (LP) 2010–
Vale, D (LP) 1996–2010
Tickner, R E (ALP) 1984–1996
Johnson, L R (ALP) 1969–1983
Dobie, J D (LP) 1966–1969
Johnson, L R (ALP) 1955–1966