Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Durack (WA)

Updated: 2 August 2016
State/Territory:
Western Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
19 January 2016
First election for this name and boundary:
2016 federal election
Map of Division:
Name derivation:
Named after the Durack family of Western Australia, who were pioneers and developers of the Kimberley region.
Area:
1,629,858 sq km
Location description:
Durack covers a large area from Kununurra in the north to Quairading in the south and includes coastal islands. The division includes the Cities of Greater Geraldton and Karratha and the Shires of Broome, Carnarvon, Cunderdin, Dandaragan, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Goomalling, Narembeen, Quairading, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Victoria Plains, Wiluna and Yilgarn.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Industries include fishing, agriculture, mining and tourism.
Demographic rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
  • Price, M (LP) 2013–
  • Haase, B (LP) 2010–2013
AEC contact:
Durack Divisional Office