Named in honour of Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar OBE, 1885–1968. Mackellar was a poet and author who was best known for writing 'My country'.
233 sq km
Mackellar covers an area from the northern part of Palm Beach, south to Dee Why and west to Duffys Forest. The main suburbs include Avalon, Bayview, Beacon Hill, Belrose, Bilgola Plateau, Church Point, Clareville, Collaroy, Cottage Point, Cromer, Davidson, Dee Why, Duffys Forest, Frenchs Forest (part), Forestville (part), Ingleside, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, Mona Vale, Morning Bay, Narrabeen, Narraweena, Newport, Palm Beach, Scotland Island, Terrey Hills and Warriewood. This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.
Products/industries of the area:
Light manufacturing, service industries, commercial wholesale and retail trades and tourism.
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.