2010 federal election: Profile for the electoral division of Lingiari (NT)

Updated: 9 February 2011

Name:

Lingiari

State:

Northern Territory

Contact details:

Contact the Lingiari Divisional Office

Name Derivation:

Named in honour of Vincent Lingiari OAM 1908–88, who was a member of the Gurindji people from the Victoria River District.

Area and Location Description:

Lingiari covers an area of approximately 1 352 371 sq km of the Northern Territory including Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Cattle, tourism, horticulture, fishing, light industry in Alice Springs, bauxite, copper, gold and uranium mining.

First Proclaimed/Election:

2000/2001 (Previously part of the Division of Northern Territory – 1922–2000.)

Status:

Current

Demographic Rating:

Rural

Members:

  • Snowdon, W (ALP) 2001–

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.

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