Commonwealth Electoral Division of Cowper (NSW)
Updated: 3 November 2010
22 December 2009
New South Wales
Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009 (former divisional profile)
Contact the Cowper AEC divisional office
Named after Sir Charles Cowper (1807–75), Premier of New South Wales 25 August–2 October 1856.
Size & location description:
Cowper covers an area of approximately 7 861 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.
Maps & GIS data:
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
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.