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Division Name COOK
State New South Wales
Elected Member Morrison, S (LP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after Captain James Cook 1728-79, the first European to discover the east coast of Australia in 1770.
First Proclaimed / Election 1906
Area 164 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 93,393
Turnout 95.91%
Informal 3.87%
Location Cook covers an area of approximately 164 sq km from Kurnell and Cronulla in the east to Kirrawee and Jannali in the west and from Botany Bay and Georges River in the north to Garie Beach in the south including that part of the Royal National Park to the east of the Princes Hwy, Farnell Ave, Audley Road and Hacking River. Suburbs include Bundeena, Burraneer, Caringbah, Cronulla, Dolans Bay, Grays Point, Gymea, Gymea Bay, Kangaroo Point, Kareela, Kirrawee, Kurnell, Lilli Pilli, Maianbar, Miranda, Oyster Bay, Sylvania, Sylvania Waters, Taren Point, Woolooware, Yowie Bay and parts of Como, Jannali and Sutherland.
Products and Industry Petroleum refineries at Kurnell, steel fabrication, pharmaceutical plant, boat building and oyster farming.

Morrison, S (LP) 2007-
Baird, B (LP) 1998-2007
Mutch, S (LP) 1996-1998
Dobie, J D M (LP) 1975-1996
Thorburn, R W (ALP) 1972-1975
Dobie, J D M (LP) 1969-1972
Cope, J F (ALP) 1955-1969
Sheehan, T (ALP) 1937-1955
Garden, J S (ALP) 1934-1937
Riley, E C (ALP) 1922-1934
Catts, J H (ALP) 1906-1922

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