2001 Profile of the division of Warringah

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after the area in which it is located.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 56 sq km from Mosman Bay in the south to Dee Why Lagoon in the north and Davidson State Park in the west.

The main suburbs include Allambie, Allambie Heights, Balgowlah, Balgowlah Heights, Balmoral, Beacon Hill, Brookvale, Curl Curl, Dee Why, Fairlight, Forestville, Harbord, Killarney Heights, Manly, Manly Vale, North Manly, Mosman, Queenscliff and Seaforth.

Products/Industries of the area:

Light manufacturing, service and leisure industries.

First Proclaimed

1922

Members

  • Tony Abbott (LP) 1994–
  • M J R MacKellar (LP) 1969–94
  • E H St John (LP) 1966–69
  • J S Cockle (LP) 1961–66
  • F A Bland (LP) 1951–61
  • P C Spender (UAP/LP) 1937–51
  • R A Parkhill (NAT/UAP) 1927–37
  • G Ryrie (NAT) 1922–27

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

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses.

Demographic Rating

Inner Metropolitan

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

Enrolment: 79 007

Informal Vote: 3.07%

Turnout: 93.60%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 37.02%
  • LP: 62.98%

Enrolment: 80 154

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.69%
  • Preamble Question 0.84%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 94.43%
  • Preamble Question 94.42%

Enrolment: 85 405

Informal Vote: 3.28%

Turnout: 93.69%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 37.34%
  • LP: 62.66%
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