Profile of the electoral division of Pearce (WA)

Updated: 19 November 2019
State/Territory:
Western Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
19 January 2016
First election this name was used at:
1990 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2016 federal election
Map of Division:
Name derivation:
Named in honour of Sir George Foster Pearce, 1870–1952. Pearce was a Senator for Western Australia (1901–38) and served as Acting Prime Minister for seven months in 1916.
Area:
13,250 sq km
Location description:
Pearce contains all of the Shires of Beverly, Chittering, Gingin, Northam, Toodyay and York and parts of the Cities of Swan and Wanneroo. The Division includes the suburbs of Aveley, Banksia Grove, Baskerville, Brabham, Brigadoon, Bullsbrook, Carramar, Clarkson, Dayton, Ellenbrook, Henley Brook, Herne Hill, Lexia, Mariginiup, Melaleuca, Middle Swan (part), Mindarie, Morangup, Neerabup, Red Hill (part), Tamala Park, West Swan and Wundowie.
Demographic rating:
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Previous members:
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
AEC contact:
Pearce Divisional Office
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