2001 Profile of the division of Brand

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Western Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir David Brand (1912–1979), Premier of Western Australia (1959–1971), Member of the Legislative Assembly (1945–1975).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 430 sq km from Rowley Road in the north to the Peel Inlet in the south, and also includes Garden Island.

The main towns are Kwinana, Mandurah and Rockingham.

Products/Industries of the area:

Heavy industry in the Kwinana industrial area, alumina refining, tourism and the naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island.

First Proclaimed

1984

Members

  • Kim Beazley (ALP) 1996–
  • W F Fatin (ALP) 1984–96

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Outer Metropolitan

Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 77 633

Informal Vote: 5.46%

Turnout: 95.35%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 62.29%
  • LP: 37.71%

Enrolment: 80 681

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.82%
  • Preamble Question 0.89%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.72%
  • Preamble Question 95.72%

Enrolment: 78 366

Informal Vote: 4.31%

Turnout: 95.2%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 60.05%
  • LP: 39.95%
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