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Division Profile
Division Name LYNE
State New South Wales
Elected Member Vaile, M (NP) 1993-
Name Derivation Named after Sir William Lyne 1844-1913, Premier of New South Wales 1899-1901.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 9039 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 87,854
Turnout 87.41%
Informal 3.45%
Location Lyne covers an area of approximately 9 039 sq km from Crescent Head in the north to the southern boundary of Greater Taree City 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, Harrington, Kendall, Lake Cathie, Laurieton, North Haven, Old Bar, Port Macquarie, Taree, Wauchope and Wingham.
Products and Industry Timber, beef/dairy cattle, mixed farming, fishing and oyster farming, boat building, engineering and tourism.

Vaile, M (NP) 1993-
Cowan, D B (NCP/NP) 1980-1993
Lucock, P E (CP/NCP) 1952-1980
Eggins, E J (CP) 1949-1952

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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