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Division Name HUGHES
State New South Wales
Elected Member Vale, D (LP) 1996-
Name Derivation Named after William Morris Hughes 1862-1952, Prime Minister of Australia 1915-1923
First Proclaimed / Election 1955
Area 265 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 91,154
Turnout 95.70%
Informal 4.26%
Location Hughes covers an area of approximately 265 sq km from the Georges River in the north to Cabramatta Creek, Maxwells Creek, Hoxton Park Road, Terminus Street and the Georges River in the west. The Illawarra Railway line, Old Princes Highway, Princes Highway, Farnell Ave, Audley Road and Hacking River make up the eastern boundary, with the Sutherland and Liverpool Local Government areas providing the boundary to the south. The main suburbs include Alfords Point, Bangor, Barden Ridge, Bonnet Bay, Chipping Norton, Engadine, Hammondville, Heathcote, Holsworthy, Illawong, Jannali, Loftus, Lucas Heights, Menai, Moorebank, Warwick Farm, Wattle Grove, Woronora and parts of Como, Jannali, Liverpool, Sutherland and Waterfall.
Products and Industry Atomic reactor, light manufacturing industries, army base at Holsworthy.

Vale, D (LP) 1996-
Tickner, R E (ALP) 1984-1996
Johnson, L R (ALP) 1969-1983
Dobie, J D (LP) 1966-1969
Johnson, L R (ALP) 1955-1966

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