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Division Name SHORTLAND
State New South Wales
Elected Member Hall, J (ALP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after Naval Lieutenant John Shortland 1739-1803 who discovered coal near Newcastle.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 304 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 88,088
Turnout 95.54%
Informal 4.62%
Location Shortland covers an area of approximately 304 sq km from Charlestown in the north to Norah Head in the south and is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean and on the west by Lake Macquarie, the Pacific Highway, Wallarah Rd, Gorokan and the Canton Beach Foreshore. The main suburbs include Belmont, Budgewoi, Catherine Hill Bay, Caves Beach, Chain Valley Bay, Charlestown, Doyalson, Dudley, Eleebana, Floraville, Gateshead, Gorokan, Gwandalan, Halekulani, Jewells, Kahibah, Lake Haven, Lake Munmorah, Mannering Park, Norah Head, Noraville, Nords Wharf, Redhead, San Remo, Summerland Point, Swansea, Tingira Heights, Toukley, Valentine, Whitebridge and Windale.
Products and Industry Coal mining, tourism, fishing, power stations, building industry and poultry farming.

HALL, J (ALP) 1998-
MORRIS, P (ALP) 1972-1998
GRIFFITHS, C E (ALP) 1949-1972

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