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Division Name WENTWORTH
State New South Wales
Elected Member Turnbull, M (LP) 2004-
Name Derivation Named after William Charles Wentworth 1790-1872, a noted Australian explorer and statesman. He accompanied Blaxland and Lawson on their crossing of the Blue Mountains.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 30 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 100,315
Turnout 92.53%
Informal 4.90%
Location Wentworth covers an area of approximately 30 sq km from Woolloomooloo Bay along the southern shore of Sydney Harbour to Watson's Bay and down the coast to Clovelly. The western boundary runs along South Dowling Street, Flinders Street, Oxford Street, Riley Street, Boomerang Place, Haig Lane, Sir John Young Crescent, Lincoln Crescent and Woolloomooloo Bay. The main suburbs include Bellevue Hill, Bondi, Bondi Beach, Bondi Junction, Bronte, Centennial Park, Darling Point, Dover Heights, Double Bay, Edgecliff, Elizabeth Bay, North Bondi, Paddington, Point Piper, Queens Park, Rose Bay, Rushcutters Bay, Tamarama, Vaucluse, Watson's Bay, Waverley, Woollahra and parts of Clovelly, Darlinghurst, Moore Park, Randwick and Woolloomooloo. In terms of area, the division of Wentworth is the smallest division in Australia.
Products and Industry Finance, property, service, wholesale and retail trade, tourism, education, sport and recreation.

Turnbull, M (LP) 2004-
King, P (LP) 2001-2004
Thomson, A (LP) 1995-2001
Hewson, J (LP) 1987-1995
Coleman, P (LP) 1981-1987
Ellicott, R J (LP) 1974-1981
Bury, L H E (LP) 1956-1974
Harrison, E J (UAP/LP) 1931-1956
Marks, W M (NP) 1919-1931
Kelly, W H (FT/ANTI-SOC/LIB/NAT) 1903-1919
McMillan, W (FT) 1901-1903

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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