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Division Profile
Division Name CHARLTON
State New South Wales
Elected Member Hoare, K (ALP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after Matthew Charlton 1866-1948, Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly 1903-10, Member of House of Representatives 1910-28 and leader of ALP 1922-28.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 567 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 85,547
Turnout 95.73%
Informal 4.96%
Location Charlton covers an area of approximately 567 sq km from Cardiff, Warners Bay, Wallsend and Garden Suburb in the east, south to Wyee and north to Wallsend. The main suburbs include Cardiff, Edgeworth, and Wallsend in the Newcastle area and Boolaroo, Charlestown, Speers Point, Toronto, Wangi Wangi, Warners Bay, Morisset and Wyee in the Lake Macquarie area.
Products and Industry Light and heavy engineering, timber, textiles, some dairy farms and poultry farming, tourism, coal-mining, electricity, sulphide production and retailing.

HOARE, K (ALP) 1998-
BROWN, B (ALP) 1984-1998

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