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House of Representatives Updated: 9/11/2005 10:22:11 AM


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Division Profile
Division Name CANNING
State Western Australia
Elected Member Randall, D (LP) 2001-
Name Derivation Named after Alfred Canning 1860-1936, surveyor who pioneered stock roads and rabbit proof fences in Western Australia.
First Proclaimed / Election 1948/1949
Area 4174 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 84,388
Turnout 93.78%
Informal 5.71%
Location Canning covers an area of approximately 4 174 sq km from the south-east metropolitan areas of Perth to the adjoining rural areas in the east and south, including the Shires of Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Murray and Waroona. The main suburbs include Armadale, Canning Vale, Kelmscott, Roleystone, Southern River, Westfield and Wungong. Other localities include Byford, Cardup, Dwellingup, Forrestdale, Halls Head, Jarrahdale, Mundijong, North Dandalup, Oakford, Pinjarra, Ravenswood, Serpentine, Waroona and Yunderup.
Products and Industry Some heavy and light industry, bauxite mining, stone and citrus fruits, beef and dairy farming, market gardens and forestry.

RANDALL, D (LP) 2001-
GERICK, J (ALP) 1998-2001
JOHNSTON, R (LP) 1996-1998
GEAR, G (ALP) 1984-1996
FATIN, W F (ALP) 1983-1984
BUNGEY, M H (LP) 1974-1983
HALLET, J M (CP) 1963-1974
MCNEILL, N (LP) 1961-1963
HAMILTON, L W (CP) 1949-1961

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