2013 federal election: Profile of the electoral division of Lyne (NSW)
Updated: 4 September 2013
- New South Wales
- Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009
- AEC Divisional Office:
- Divisional Office contact details
- Maps & GIS data:
- A4 map of the Division of Lyne (2009) [PDF 473KB]
Map of the Division of Lyne (2009) [PDF 11.0MB]
Download GIS data
- Name derivation:
- Named after Sir William Lyne (1844–1913), Premier of New South Wales 1899–1901.
- Area and Location Description:
- Lyne covers an area of approximately 11 991 sq km from Crescent Head in the north to the southern boundaries of Greater Taree City Council & Gloucester Council in the south and inland to the western boundaries of Greater Taree, Port Macquarie – Hastings and Kempsey Shire Councils. The main towns include Bonny Hills, Crescent Head, Gloucester, Harrington, Kendall, Lake Cathie, Laurieton, North Haven, Old Bar, Port Macquarie, Taree, Wauchope and Wingham.
- Products/industries of the area:
- Timber, beef/dairy cattle, mixed farming, fishing and oyster farming, boat building, engineering, mining and tourism.
- First proclaimed/election:
- Demographic rating:
- Oakeshott, R (Ind) 2008 –
Vaile, M (NP) 1993–2008
Cowan, D B (NCP/NP) 1980–1993
Lucock, P E (CP/NCP) 1952–1980
Eggins, E J (CP) 1949–1952
- Current member details:
- Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
- Further information:
- 2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lyne
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lyne
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lyne
2010 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.