Profile of the electoral division of Bradfield (NSW)

Updated: 02 April 2019
State/Territory:
New South Wales
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
25 February 2016
First election this name was used at:
1949 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2016 federal election
Maps of Division
Name derivation:
Named in honour of Dr John Job Crew Bradfield CMG, 1867–1943. Bradfield was a civil engineer who was associated with the Cataract and Burrinjuck Dams and was instrumental in the design of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Area
101 sq km
Location Description:
Bradfield's border in the east follows Cowan Creek and Middle Harbour Creek to include the suburbs of North Turramurra, St Ives Chase, St Ives, East Killara, East Lindfield and Roseville Chase. The southern side is bordered by Scotts Creek, Eastern Valley Way, Warrane Rd, Victoria Avenue, Fullers Road and Lane Cove River. The western border moves northwest along the Shire of Ku-ring-gai to the Powerline Trail, Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Belmont Parade, Main Northern Railway, Normanhurst Road and Osborn Road and includes West Lindfield, West Pymble, South Turramurra, Normanhurst (part), Waitara, Hornsby (part) and Asquith.
This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.
Products/industries of the area:
Light manufacturing, service industries, commercial businesses and Government offices.
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
Members:
  • Fletcher, P (LP) 2009–
  • Nelson, B (LP) 1996–2009
  • Connolly, D M (LP) 1974–1996
  • Turner, H B (LP) 1952–1974
  • Hughes, W M (LP) 1949–1952
AEC contact:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
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