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Division Profile
Division Name THROSBY
State New South Wales
Elected Member George, J (ALP) 2001-
Name Derivation Named after Dr Charles Throsby 1771-1828, a local pioneer who explored the area.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 485 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 88,502
Turnout 95.92%
Informal 5.24%
Location Throsby covers an area of approximately 485 sq km and extends from Kiama Downs, Jamberoo and Barren Grounds in the south to Port Kembla, Kembla Grange and Dombarton in the north to the Pacific Ocean in the east, encompassing Port Kembla Harbour and BHP steel works. The main suburbs include Albion Park, Barrack Heights, Berkeley, Blackbutt, Cringila, Dapto, Kembla Grange, Lake Illawarra, Oak Flats, Port Kembla, Shellharbour, Warilla, Warrawong, Horsley and Shell Cove.
Products and Industry Steel works, mining, engineering, light and heavy manufacturing, transport, tourism, construction, transport, dairy farming and retail industries.

George, J (ALP) 2001-
Hollis, C (ALP) 1984-2001

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