2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Denison
Updated: 9 February 2011
Named after Sir William Denison 1804–71, Lieutenant-Governor of Tasmania 1847–55 and Governor of New South Wales 1855–61.
Area and Location Description:
Denison covers an area of approximately 221 sq km from Austins Ferry in the north to Taroona in the south, from Hobart in the east to Collinsvale in the west. The City of Hobart and environs and the City of Glenorchy are in this division.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Banking and retail, chocolate and confectionery, catamaran construction, brewery, zinc works, food and timber processing, heavy transport, wholesale trade, engineering works, glass products and port facilities at Hobart.
- Kerr, D (ALP) 1987–
- Hodgman, W M (LP) 1975–1987
- Coates, J (ALP) 1972–1975
- Solomon, R J (LP) 1969–1972
- Gibson, A (LP) 1964–1969
- Townley, A G (LP) 1949–1963
- Gaha, J F (ALP) 1943–1949
- Beck, A J (UAP) 1940–1943
- Mahoney, G W (ALP) 1934–1940
- Hutchin, A W (UAP) 1931–1934
- Culley, C E (ALP) 1928–1931
- Gellibrand, J (NAT) 1925–1928
- O'Keefe, D J (ALP) 1922–1925
- Smith, W H (ALP/NAT) 1910–1922
- Fysh, P (PROT/ANTI-SOC) 1903–1910
Current Member Details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
AEC Divisional Office Address:
Divisional Office Contact Details
2007 Federal Election Results:
House of Representatives results for Denison
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.