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Division Name CUNNINGHAM
State New South Wales
Elected Member Bird, S (ALP) 2004-
Name Derivation Named after Allan Cunningham 1791-1839, an early Australian explorer.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 490 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 81,844
Turnout 95.67%
Informal 6.45%
Location Cunningham covers an area of approximately 490 sq km from Cordeaux Heights, Figtree and Coniston in the south, to Helensburgh in the north, and is bounded generally in the west by the mountain range. The main suburbs include Austinmer, Balgownie, Bellambi, Bulli, Clifton, Coalcliff, Coledale, Coniston, Cordeaux Heights, Corrimal, Darkes Forest, Fairy Meadow, Figtree, Gwynneville, Helensburgh, Keiraville, Mount Keira, Mount Kembla, Mount Ousley, Mount Saint Thomas, Otford, Russell Vale, Scarborough, Stanwell Park, Tarrawanna, Thirroul, Towradgi, Unanderra, Wollongong, Wombarra and Woonona.
Products and Industry Wollongong is the commercial centre of the Illawarra, servicing tourism, tertiary education, steel production, coal mining, brick manufacturing, textiles & dairy-farming.

BIRD, S (ALP) 2004-
ORGAN, M (GRN) 2002-2004
MARTIN, S (ALP) 1993-2002
WEST, S J (ALP) 1977-1993
CONNOR, R F X (ALP) 1963-1977
KEARNEY, V D (ALP) 1956-1963
DAVIES, W (ALP) 1949-1956

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