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Division Profile
Division Name REID
State New South Wales
Elected Member Ferguson, L (ALP) 1990-
Name Derivation Named after Sir George Reid 1845-1918, one of the framers of the Constitution, Premier of New South Wales 1894-99 and Prime Minister of Australia 1904-05.
First Proclaimed / Election 1922
Area 68 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 92,784
Turnout 92.63%
Informal 7.57%
Location Reid covers an area of approximately 68 sq km of the western suburbs of Sydney. The main suburbs include Auburn, Berala, Clyde, Granville, Greystanes, Harris Park, Holroyd, Homebush Bay, Lidcombe, Mays Hill, Newington, Rosehill, Rydalmere, Silverwater, South Granville and parts of Dundas, Ermington, Guildford, Homebush West, Merrylands, Merrylands West, Regents Park, South Wentworthville, Wentworthville and Westmead.
Products and Industry Light industry, commercial retail and engineering works and site of the Year 2000 Olympics, Homebush Bay.

Ferguson, L (ALP) 1990-
Uren, T (ALP) 1958-1990
Morgan, C A (ALP) 1949-1958
Lang, J T (LANG LAB) 1946-1949
Morgan, C A (ALP) 1940-1946
Gander, J H (ALP) 1931-1940
Coleman, P E (ALP) 1922-1931

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