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Division Profile
Division Name RICHMOND
State New South Wales
Elected Member Elliot, J (ALP) 2004-
Name Derivation Named after the area in which it is located.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 2137 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 86,361
Turnout 94.68%
Informal 3.61%
Location Richmond covers an area of approximately 2 137 sq km from the New South Wales/Queensland border in the north to Lennox Head and Skennars Head in the south. The main towns include Alstonville, Bangalow, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Kingscliff, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Ocean Shores, Pottsville, Suffolk Park, Tweed Heads and Wollongbar.
Products and Industry Tourism, commercial fishing, agriculture including dairy, beef cattle, tropical fruits, sugarcane, coffee and macadamia nuts, sugar processing, timber, light engineering, boat building and cottage industries.

ELLIOT, J (ALP) 2004-
ANTHONY, L (NP) 1996-2004
NEWELL, N J (ALP) 1990-1996
BLUNT, C W (NP) 1984-1990
ANTHONY, J D (CP/NCP/NP) 1957-1984
ANTHONY, H L (CP) 1937-1957
GREEN, R F (CP) 1922-1937
EWING, T T (PROT) 1901-1910

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