Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 14/09/2010 3:47:33 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name BLAXLAND
State New South Wales
Elected Member Clare, J (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after Gregory Blaxland 1778-1853, an early Australian explorer of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 62 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 95,362
Turnout 90.09%
Informal 14.06%
Location Blaxland covers an area of approximately 62 sq km bordered by Georges River, Prospect Creek through Carramar, Holroyd up to Cumberland Hwy on the West, along Prospect Canal down to Albert St, across and up to Hawksview St along railway line to Lansdowne St up Woodville Rd across to Park St, Lisgor St, Hudson St and Mona St down Duck River and Wellington Rd, down Graham St, across Mt Auburn Rd, cross the railway line down to Brixton Rd across London Rd & Georges Ave up to Joseph St in the North, follow Joseph St, Rookwood and Stacey St Bankstown up to Canterbury Rd on the East, across Canterbury/Milperra Rds back to the Georges River in the South. The main suburbs include Bass Hill, Birrong, Carramar, Chester Hill, Condell Park, Fairfield East, Georges Hall, Guildford West, Old Guildford, Lansdowne, Potts Hill, Regents Park, Sefton, Villawood, Woodpark, Yagoona, Yennora and parts of Auburn, Bankstown, Berala, Fairfield, Granville, Guildford, Merrylands, Smithfield and South Granville.
Products and Industry Railway workshops, aircraft repairs, transport and storage industries.

Clare, J (ALP) 2007-
Hatton, M (ALP) 1996-2007
Keating, P J (ALP) 1969-1996
Harrison, E J (ALP) 1949-1969

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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