Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Dobell (NSW)

Updated: 27 September 2013
State/Territory:
New South Wales
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Maps & GIS data:
A4 map of the Division of Dobell (2009) [PDF 240KB]
Map of the Division of Dobell (2009) [PDF 4.7MB]
Download GIS data
Name derivation:
Named after Sir William Dobell (1899–1970), a prominent Australian artist.
Area and Location Description:
Dobell covers an area of approximately 775 sq km, which includes areas of Wyong Shire, Hawkesbury Shire and Gosford City Council. Towns include Bateau Bay, Berkeley Vale, Blue Haven, Matcham, Mount Elliot, Ourimbah, The Entrance, Warnervale, Wyoming, Wyong, the Yarramalong Valley and parts of Erina Heights, Gorokan, Holgate, Lisarow, Kulnura, Narara, Niagara Park and Wamberal.
Products/industries of the area:
Fruit, vegetables, manufacturing industries, prawning, fishing, tourism and mixed farming.
First proclaimed/election:
1984
Demographic rating:
Provincial
Members:
McNamara, K (LP) 2013–
Thomson, C (ALP) 2007–2013
Ticehurst, K (LP) 2001–2007
Lee, M (ALP) 1984–2001
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dobell
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dobell
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dobell
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dobell
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.