22 December 2009
New South Wales
Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009 (former divisional profile)
Contact the Calare AEC divisional office
Named after the Aboriginal name for the Lachlan River.
Calare covers an area of approximately 30 526 sq km from Lithgow in the east to Tullamore in the west, Parkes Shire, Cabonne, Bathurst Regional and Lithgow City councils in the north to Forbes Shire, Blayney Shire and Oberon councils in the south. The main cities and towns include Bathurst, Blayney, Canowindra, Eugowra, Forbes, Lithgow, Molong, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Peak Hill, Portland, Wallerawang and Yeoval.
Mining, mixed farming, fruit, timber, vineyards, meat and wool processing, transport, light engineering, white goods manufacturing, tertiary education services, agricultural and pastoral support.
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.