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Division Profile
Division Name MACQUARIE
State New South Wales
Elected Member Debus, R (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after Governor Lachlan Macquarie 1761-1824, Governor of New South Wales 1810-21.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 12084 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 94,672
Turnout 96.09%
Informal 3.56%
Location Macquarie covers an area of approximately 12 084 sq km from Glenbrook in the east, the eastern and northern boundaries of the Lithgow City Council local government area in the north, Bathurst in the west and the Abercrombie, Kowmung and Coxs rivers generally in the south. The main towns include Bathurst, Blackheath, Katoomba, Lithgow, Mount Victoria, Oberon, Portland, Springwood, and Wentworth Falls.
Products and Industry Tourism, coal and gold mining, power generation, cement works, fruit growing, timber, vineyards, wool processing, transport, whitegoods manufacturing, agriculture and pastoral.

Debus, R (ALP) 2007-
Bartlett, K (LP) 1996-2007
Deahm, M J (ALP) 1993-1996
Webster, A (LP) 1984-1993
Free, R V (ALP) 1980-1984
Gillard, R (LP) 1975-1980
Luchetti, A S (ALP) 1951-1975
Chifley, J B (ALP) 1940-1951
Lawson, J N (UAP) 1931-1940
Chifley, J B (ALP) 1928-1931
Manning, A G (NAT) 1922-1928
Nicholls, S R (ALP) 1917-1922
Carr, E S (ALP) 1906-1917
Smith, S (FT) 1901-1906

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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