2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Cowper
Updated: 9 February 2011
New South Wales
Named after Sir Charles Cowper 1807–75, Premier of New South Wales 25 August–2 October 1856.
Area and Location Description:
Cowper covers an area of approximately 7 911 sq km from Kempsey in the south to Maclean in the north. The main towns include Bellingen, Bowraville, Coffs Harbour, Dorrigo, Kempsey, Maclean, Macksville, Nambucca Heads, Sawtell, South West Rocks, Urunga and Woolgoolga.
Map of Division:
Products/Industries of the Area:
Fishing, forestry, agriculture, bananas, dairy cattle and tourism.
- Hartsuyker, L (NP) 2001–
- Nehl, G (NP) 1984–2001
- Robinson, I L (CP/NCP) 1963–1984
- McGuren, F W (ALP) 1961–1963
- Page, E C G (FSU/CP) 1919–1961
- Thomson, J (PROT/LIB/NAT) 1906–1919
- Lee, H W (FT) 1903–1906
- Clarke, F (PROT) 1901–1903
Current Member Details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
AEC Divisional Office Address:
Divisional Office Contact Details
2007 Federal Election Results:
House of Representatives results for Cowper
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.