Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Solomon (NT)

Updated: 23 September 2013
State/Territory:
Northern Territory
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 19 September 2008
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Map of Division:
A4 map of the Division of Solomon (2008) [PDF 120KB]
Map of NT electoral boundaries (2008) [PDF 1.6MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after Vaiben Louis Solomon 1853–1908, who has been described as the Northern Territory's founding father of federation.
Area and Location Description:
Solomon covers an area of approximately 337 sq km and includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and urban fringes.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Tourism, mining, horticulture, fishing and light industry.
First Proclaimed/Election:
2000/2001 (Previously part of the Division of Northern Territory - 1922-2000.)
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan
Members:
Griggs, N (CLP) 2010–
Hale, D (ALP) 2007–2010
Tollner, D (CLP) 2001–2007
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Solomon
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Solomon
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Solomon
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Solomon
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.