Named after Sir George Reid (1845–1918), one of the framers of the Constitution, Premier of New South Wales 1894–99 and Prime Minister of Australia 1904–05.
55 sq km
Reid covers an area from the Parramatta River in the north, Drummoyne and Rodd Point in the east, Silverwater, Auburn (part) and Lidcombe (part) in the west and Strathfield, Burwood and Croydon in the south. The main suburbs include Abbotsford, Auburn (part), Burwood, Cabarita, Chiswick, Concord, Croydon, Drummoyne, Five Dock, Homebush, Lidcombe (part), Mortlake, Newington, Rodd Point, Russell Lea, Silverwater, Strathfield, Sydney Olympic Park and Wareemba.
Products/industries of the area:
Light industry, commercial retail and engineering works. Wholesale and retail trades, including Sydney Markets.
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.
Murphy, J (ALP) 2010–2013
Ferguson, L (ALP) 1990–2010
Uren, T (ALP) 1958–1990
Morgan, C A (ALP) 1949–1958
Lang, J T (LANG LAB) 1946–1949
Morgan, C A (ALP) 1940–1946
Gander, J H (ALP) 1931–1940
Coleman, P E (ALP) 1922–1931