2010 federal election: Profile for the electoral division of Solomon

Updated: 24 October 2011




Northern Territory

Contact details:

Contact the Solomon Divisional Office

Name Derivation:

Named after Vaiben Louis Solomon 1853–1908, who has been described as the Northern Territory's founding father of federation.

Area and Location Description:

Solomon covers an area of approximately 337 sq km and includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and urban fringes.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Tourism, mining, horticulture, fishing and light industry.

First Proclaimed/Election:

2000/2001 (Previously part of the Division of Northern Territory – 1922–2000.)



Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • Hale, D (ALP) 2007–
  • Tollner, D (CLP) 2001–2007

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.