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Division Profile
Division Name FOWLER
State New South Wales
Elected Member Irwin, J (ALP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after Lilian Fowler 1887-1954, first woman alderman in New South Wales 1929-48 and first woman mayor in Australia 1938-39, Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly 1944-50.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 247 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 89,217
Turnout 94.82%
Informal 7.67%
Location Fowler covers an area of approximately 247sq km extending from Canley Heights and Cabramatta West in the east to Silverdale and Warragamba in the west. Bounded in the southeast by Maxwells Creek, the southern boundary extends west along Hoxton Park Road, the Sydney Water Supply Channel, Bringelly Road, Greendale Road, Bringelly Creek, Nepean River, Bushrangers Creek, Taylors Road, Eltons Road and Werriberri Creek to Warragamba Dam. The northern boundary extends east following Warragamba River, the Sydney Water Supply Pipeline, Littlefields Road, Elizabeth Drive, Sydney Water Supply Channel, Prairie Vale Road and Orphan School Creek. Suburbs include Ashcroft, Austral, Bonnyrigg, Bonnyrigg Heights, Busby, Cabramatta West, Cartwright, Cecil Hills, Edensor Park, Green Valley, Greendale, Greenfield Park, Heckenberg, Mt Pritchard, Middleton Grange, Miller, Sadleir, St Johns Park, Wakeley, Warragamba and parts of Abbotsbury, Badgerys Creek, Bringelly, Cabramatta, Canley Heights, Canley Vale, Silverdale and Wallacia
Products and Industry The main industries are horticulture, mixed farming and market gardens, light manufacturing, retail and service industries.

Irwin, J (ALP) 1998-
Grace, T (ALP) 1984-1998

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