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House of Representatives Updated: 11/12/2007 5:47:33 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name BENNELONG
State New South Wales
Elected Member McKew, M (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after the Aboriginal man whom Governor Phillip befriended in 1789.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 58 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 97,584
Turnout 95.00%
Informal 6.22%
Location Bennelong covers an area of approximately 58 sq km from Roselea and Melrose Park in the west, bounded by the Parramatta River in the south and the Lane Cove River in the east, with the Lane Cove River, Devlins Creek and the Hills Motorway providing the northern boundary. Suburbs include Denistone, Epping, East Ryde, Eastwood, Macquarie Park, Marsfield, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Putney, North Ryde, Ryde, West Ryde and parts of Carlingford, Ermington and Gladesville.
Products and Industry Light manufacturing, commercial and retail businesses.

McKew, M (ALP) 2007-
Howard, J (LP) 1974-2007
Cramer, J O (LP) 1949-1974

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