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Division Profile
Division Name REID
State New South Wales
Elected Member Ferguson, L (ALP) 1990-
Name Derivation Named after Sir George Reid 1845-1918, one of the framers of the Constitution, Premier of New South Wales 1894-99 and Prime Minister of Australia 1904-05.
First Proclaimed / Election 1922
Area 62 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 78,410
Turnout 92.95%
Informal 11.71%
Location Reid covers an area of approximately 62 sq km of the western suburbs of Sydney. The main suburbs include Auburn, Berala, Granville (part), Greystanes (part), Guildford, Guildford West, Holroyd, Homebush Bay, Lidcombe, Merrylands, Merrylands West, Newington, Old Guildford, Regents Park (part), Sefton (part), Silverwater, South Wentworthville (part), Woodpark (part) and Yennora.
Products and Industry Light industry, commercial retail and engineering works and site of the Year 2000 Olympics, Homebush Bay.

UREN, T (ALP) 1958-1990
MORGAN, C A (ALP) 1949-1958
LANG, J T (LANG LAB) 1946-1949
MORGAN, C A (ALP) 1940-1946
GANDER, J H (ALP) 1931-1940
COLEMAN, P E (ALP) 1922-1931

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