2016 federal election: profile of the electoral division of Warringah (NSW)

Updated: 5 July 2016
New South Wales
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
25 February 2016
First election for this name and boundary:
2016 federal election
Maps of Division
Name derivation:
Named after the area in which it is located. Warringah's indigenous name means 'sign of rain', 'across the waves' and 'sea'.
68 sq km
Location Description:
Warringah covers an area from Neutral Bay, Mosman and Manly in the south to Curl Curl and Frenchs Forest (part) in the north. Bound by Middle Harbour, Military Road, Falcon Street, Bent Street, Forsyth Park, Montpelier Street, Eaton Street, Rawson Street, Kurraba Road, Anderson Park and Neutral Bay in the west. The main suburbs include Allambie Heights, Balgowlah, Brookvale, Cremorne Point, Curl Curl, Fairlight, Forestville (part), Frenchs Forest (part), Killarney Heights, Manly, Manly Vale, Mosman, Netural Bay, Queenscliff and Seaforth.
Products/industries of the area:
Manufacturing; construction; retail; professional, scientific and technical services; health care and social assistance; service and leisure industries.
First proclaimed/election:
Demographic rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
  • Abbott, T (LP) 1994–
  • MacKellar, M J R (LP) 1969–1994
  • St John, E H (LP) 1966–1969
  • Cockle, J S (LP) 1961–1966
  • Bland, F A (LP) 1951–1961
  • Spender, P C (UAP/LP) 1937–1951
  • Parkhill, R A (NAT/UAP) 1927–1937
  • Ryrie, G (NAT) 1922–1927
AEC contact:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information: