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Division Profile
Division Name BLAXLAND
State New South Wales
Elected Member Clare, J (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after Gregory Blaxland 1778-1853, an early Australian explorer of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 58 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 91,858
Turnout 93.17%
Informal 9.49%
Location Blaxland covers an area of approximately 58 sq km from Cabramatta, Fairfield East and Yennora in the west, to Greenacre in the east, Guildford West, Chester Hill and Chullora in the north to Rabaul Road, Marion Street and the Sydenham Bankstown railway line in the south. Suburbs include Bass Hill, Birrong, Carramar, Chullora, Fairfield East, Georges Hall, Guildford West, Old Guildford, Landsdowne, Lansvale, Mt. Lewis, Woodpark, Yagoona, Yennora and parts of Bankstown, Cabramatta, Chester Hill, Greenacre, Punchbowl, Sefton, Villawood and Wiley Park.
Products and Industry Railway workshops, aircraft repairs, transport and storage industries.

Clare, J (ALP) 2007-
Hatton, M (ALP) 1996-2007
Keating, P J (ALP) 1969-1996
Harrison, E J (ALP) 1949-1969

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