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Division Profile
Division Name RIVERINA
State New South Wales
Elected Member Hull, K (NP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after the area in which it is located.
First Proclaimed / Election 1901 (From 1984 to 1991 the division was known as Riverina-Darling.)
Area 44970 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 88,281
Turnout 95.71%
Informal 3.78%
Location Riverina covers an area of approximately 44 970 sq km. The division is located in the south west of NSW, and runs east-west. In the east from the junction of the Hume and Sturt Highways and in the west extends to the Hay Plains generally following the Murrumbidgee River Valley. The rural cities of Wagga Wagga and Griffith are the largest centres; major towns in the division include Leeton, Cootamundra, Narrandera, Temora, Junee, Hay, Forest Hill, Coolamon and Gundagai.
Products and Industry Wheat, barley, canola, rice and cereal crops. Fat lambs, wool, poultry, dairying, cattle, ostrich, emu, deer, and goat farming. Food processing, fruit, grapes, and wine making. Flour-milling, concrete pipes, steel construction, brick kiln, saw milling, joinery, plaster works, tourism, education, and defence forces.

HULL, K (NP) 1998-
HICKS, N J (NCP/NP) 1980-1998
FITZPATRICK, J (ALP) 1977-1980
SULLIVAN, J W (CP/NCP) 1974-1977
GRASSBY, A J (ALP) 1969-1974
ARMSTRONG, A A (CP) 1965-1969
ROBERTON, H S (CP) 1949-1965
LANGTRY, J I (ALP) 1940-1949
NOCK, H K (CP) 1931-1940
KILLEN, W W (CP) 1922-1931
CHANTER, J M (NAT & FARMERS) 1914-1922
FALKINER, F B S (LIB) 1913-1914
CHANTER, J M (PROT/ALP) 1904-1913
BLACKWOOD, R O (FT) 1903-1904
CHANTER, J M (PROT) 1901-1903

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