Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 13/09/2010 4:36:23 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name RICHMOND
State New South Wales
Elected Member Elliot, J (ALP) 2004-
Name Derivation Named after the area in which it is located.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 2768 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 92,391
Turnout 92.64%
Informal 5.55%
Location Richmond covers an area of approximately 2,768 sq km from the New South Wales/Queensland border in the north to Lennox Head and Skennars Head in the south. The main towns include Bangalow, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Kingscliff, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Nimbin, Ocean Shores, Pottsville, Suffolk Park and Tweed Heads.
Products and Industry Tourism, commercial fishing, agriculture including dairy, beef cattle, tropical fruits, sugarcane, coffee and macadamia nuts, sugar processing, timber, light engineering, boat building and cottage industries.

Elliot, J (ALP) 2004-
Anthony, L (NP) 1996-2004
Newell, N J (ALP) 1990-1996
Blunt, C W (NP) 1984-1990
Anthony, J D (CP/NCP/NP) 1957-1984
Anthony, H L (CP) 1937-1957
Green, R F (CP) 1922-1937
Massey-Greene, W (LIB/NAT) 1910-1922
Ewing, T T (PROT) 1901-1910

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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