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Division Name BARTON
State New South Wales
Elected Member McClelland, R (ALP) 1996-
Name Derivation Named after Sir Edmund Barton 1849-1920, the first Prime Minister of Australia 1901-03.
First Proclaimed / Election 1922
Area 42 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 84,595
Turnout 94.44%
Informal 6.96%
Location Barton covers an area of approximately 42 sq km from Cooks River in the north to Georges River in the south and Botany Bay in the east and generally to the Illawarra railway line in the west. The main suburbs include Allawah, Arncliffe, Banksia, Bardwell Valley, Beverley Park, Bexley, Blakehurst, Brighton-Le-Sands, Carlton, Carss Park, Connells Point, Dolls Point, Hurstville, Hurstville Grove, Hurstville South, Kogarah, Kogarah Bay, Kyeemagh, Kyle Bay, Monterey, Mortdale, Oatley, Penshurst, Ramsgate, Ramsgate Beach, Rockdale, Sandringham, Sans Souci, Turrella and Wolli Creek.
Products and Industry Light manufacturing, commercial and retail industry, shipping, oyster farming, medical supplies and health services.

PUNCH, G F (ALP) 1983-1996
BRADFIELD, J M (LP) 1975-1983
REYNOLDS, L J (ALP) 1969-1975
ARTHUR, W T (LP) 1966-1969
REYNOLDS, L J (ALP) 1958-1966
EVATT, H V (ALP) 1940-1958
LANE, A (UAP) 1931-1940
TULLY, J T (ALP) 1928-1931
LEY, T J (NAT) 1925-1928
MCDONALD, F A (ALP) 1922-1925

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